Mabel Batten

Standard Name: Batten, Mabel

Connections

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Cultural formation Radclyffe Hall
RH was a lesbian or, as she called herself, a congenital invert.
Hall, Radclyffe. Radclyffe Hall’s 1934 Letter About The Well of Loneliness. Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation, 1994.
2
She had three significant long-term relationships, with Mabel Batten , Una Troubridge , and Evgenia Souline , as well as a number of brief affairs.
Cultural formation Radclyffe Hall
With the support of her older lover, Ladye , RH converted to Catholicism .
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
81-2
death Una Troubridge
The Times obituary notice recollected the cultural significance of UT 's lifelong companionship with Radclyffe Hall, declaring, Few who remember London and the Continent in the twenties and thirties will fail to recall the appearances...
Family and Intimate relationships Radclyffe Hall
RH met Una Troubridge (the second of her three long-term lovers) at the home of Ladye 's sister (following a brief and inconsequential meeting three years earlier); they thereafter called this their anniversary.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
90, 107
Ormrod, Richard. Una Troubridge: The Friend of Radclyffe Hall. Carroll and Graf, 1985.
65
Troubridge, Una. The Life and Death of Radclyffe Hall. Hammond, Hammond, 1961.
44
Family and Intimate relationships Radclyffe Hall
RH 's first lover, Mabel Batten , died after suffering a stroke, six months after Hall's new affair, with Una Troubridge , began.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
125-6
Family and Intimate relationships Radclyffe Hall
Ladye was an accomplished amateur singer and, owing to her considerable wealth, a patron of the arts. She was the wife of George Batten , private secretary to the British Viceroy of India, and had...
Family and Intimate relationships Radclyffe Hall
Between spring 1913 and August 1914, RH had an affair with Phoebe Hoare , the wife of a colleague of Ladye 's son-in-law.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
89-96
Family and Intimate relationships Una Troubridge
Troubridge and Hall were practically inseparable after this meeting, even though at the time Hall was still living with the invalid Ladye (Mabel Batten ). Batten died the following year, on 25 May 1916...
Family and Intimate relationships Radclyffe Hall
RH met Mabel Batten —also known as Ladye—in the German spa town of Homburg or Bad Homburg.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
59, 62
Family and Intimate relationships Radclyffe Hall
A year after the death of George Batten , Ladye's husband, RH and Ladye moved into their first flat together, at 59 Cadogan Square in London.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
70
Friends, Associates Una Troubridge
UT first met Radclyffe Hall in 1912 through Mabel Batten (Ladye) , a cousin of UT 's who then lived with Hall.
Baker, Michael. Our Three Selves: The Life of Radclyffe Hall. Hamish Hamilton, 1985.
2
Richard Ormrod mis-dates this first meeting as having occurred in 1913.
Ormrod, Richard. Una Troubridge: The Friend of Radclyffe Hall. Carroll and Graf, 1985.
71
Other Life Event Radclyffe Hall
RH and Mabel Batten (Ladye) were involved in a car accident which left Mabel an invalid.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
97
Textual Production Una Troubridge
The Society's secretary, Isobel Newton , had asked Troubridge and Hall to write a research paper about their experiences contacting Troubridge's deceased cousin Mabel Batten (Ladye) —who was also Hall's former lover—through Gladys Leonard, a famous medium.
Baker, Michael. Our Three Selves: The Life of Radclyffe Hall. Hamish Hamilton, 1985.
103
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Una Troubridge
In her Foreword, UT promises, as if a court of law, to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
Troubridge, Una. The Life and Death of Radclyffe Hall. Hammond, Hammond, 1961.
5
She begins by sketching Hall's family history and her family...

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