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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th December 1934 The mysterious Lord Lucan was born in London.go to related location

18th December 1909 Born today: Mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide)

18th December 1778 The father of clowning Joseph Grimaldi was born in Clare Market, London.go to related location

Lytton Strachey lived here



Lytton Strachey lived here

Writer and acclaimed biographer Lytton Strachey lived here.

Location: 51 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury

Description: This is where writer, critic and biographer Lytton Strachey, who wrote Eminent Victorians, (1918) lived here between 1909-24.

A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group, he spent the last sixteen years of his life in a mnage a trois with painter Dora Carrington and her husband Ralph Partridge.

His 1921 biography of Queen Victoria won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.


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Lytton Strachey lived here

Writer and acclaimed biographer Lytton Strachey lived here.


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