Una Troubridge

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Twentieth-century translator and biographer UT is best remembered for her numerous translations from the French and Italian, and for her biography of her lover of twenty-eight years, the writer Radclyffe Hall . UT also published papers on Spiritualism for the Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research of which she was a member. She kept a daily diary throughout her life.
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Milestones

8 March 1887
Margot Elena Gertrude Taylor (later UT ) was born in Kensington. She had one elder sister, named Viola.
Ormrod, Richard. Una Troubridge: The Friend of Radclyffe Hall. Carroll and Graf, 1985.
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Baker, Michael. Our Three Selves: The Life of Radclyffe Hall. Hamish Hamilton, 1985.
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By 31 January 1918
UT collaborated with Radclyffe Hall on the first part of a research paper, On a Series of Sittings with Mrs. Osborne Leonard. Hall now delivered it to a private council of Society for Psychical Research members.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
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Ormrod, Richard. Una Troubridge: The Friend of Radclyffe Hall. Carroll and Graf, 1985.
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Baker, Michael. Our Three Selves: The Life of Radclyffe Hall. Hamish Hamilton, 1985.
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By 8 December 1961
UT published her biography, The Life and Death of Radclyffe Hall, which she had finished writing by 19 February 1945.
Norman, Sylva. “A Woman’s World”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 3119, p. 883.
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Troubridge, Una. The Life and Death of Radclyffe Hall. Hammond, Hammond, 1961.
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Ormrod, Richard. Una Troubridge: The Friend of Radclyffe Hall. Carroll and Graf, 1985.
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Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
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24 September 1963
UT died in Rome of liver cancer.
Baker, Michael. Our Three Selves: The Life of Radclyffe Hall. Hamish Hamilton, 1985.
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Ormrod, Richard. Una Troubridge: The Friend of Radclyffe Hall. Carroll and Graf, 1985.
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Biography

Birth and Background

8 March 1887
Margot Elena Gertrude Taylor (later UT ) was born in Kensington. She had one elder sister, named Viola.
Ormrod, Richard. Una Troubridge: The Friend of Radclyffe Hall. Carroll and Graf, 1985.
3-4
Baker, Michael. Our Three Selves: The Life of Radclyffe Hall. Hamish Hamilton, 1985.
62