had a half-brother, (James) Eugene Lee-Hamilton
, from her mother's previous marriage. To Violet's deep disappointment, her mother lavished most of her affection and attention on Eugene, who was a poet and longtime invalid...
Family and Intimate relationships
lived with and was very closely tied to her immediate family for the first half of her life. This changed quickly between November 1894 and March 1896, when her parents
died and, immediately after...
was educated in art and literature by her mother
Gunn, Peter. Vernon Lee: Violet Paget, 1856-1935. Oxford University Press.
(who was studying languages in preparation for university). With Matilda Paget she read Hugh Blair
's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres...