Cecily Mackworth

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CM , an Anglo-Welsh writer who lived most of her life in France, whose publishing career stretched from the 1930s into the twenty-first century, was described in an obituary as a poet, critic, novelist, biographer, journalist and globetrotter.
Bowker, Gordon. “Obituary: Cecily Mackworth”. The Independent.
To this may be added that she was an acute and valuable commentator on art, politics, and contemporary history.

Milestones

15 August 1911
CM was born at Llantilio Pertholey in Monmouthshire, Wales.
Murray, Elizabeth. Emails about Cecily Mackworth to Isobel Grundy.
The Author’s and Writer’s Who’s Who. Burke’s Peerage, 1971.
Sheridan, Anthony. “Obituary: Cecily Mackworth”. Guardian Unlimited.
1941
Cecily Mackworth made her name with her book I Came Out of France, a vivid first-person account of the fall of France to the Nazis and its immediate effects on the civilian population.
Sheridan, Anthony. “Obituary: Cecily Mackworth”. Guardian Unlimited.
22 July 2006
CM died in Paris at the age of ninety-four.
Sheridan, Anthony. “Obituary: Cecily Mackworth”. Guardian Unlimited.
Bowker, Gordon. “Obituary: Cecily Mackworth”. The Independent.

Biography

Birth and Family

15 August 1911
CM was born at Llantilio Pertholey in Monmouthshire, Wales.
Murray, Elizabeth. Emails about Cecily Mackworth to Isobel Grundy.
The Author’s and Writer’s Who’s Who. Burke’s Peerage, 1971.
Sheridan, Anthony. “Obituary: Cecily Mackworth”. Guardian Unlimited.