A Common Life (Mitford)

Early life and ancestry. Born at Asthall Manor, Oxfordshire, the sixth of seven children, Jessica Mitford was the daughter of David Freeman-Mitford, 2nd Baron Redesdale, and his wife Sydney (daughter of politician and publisher Thomas Bowles), and grew up in a series of her father's country houses.She had little formal education, but nevertheless did a great deal of reading.

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A Common Life (Mitford)
Jan Karon