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Born in Rochester, Kent, England, UK
Died in England, UK  (natural causes)
Birth NameEnid Algerine Bagnold

Mini Bio (1)

Enid Bagnold was born on October 27, 1889 in Rochester, Kent, England as Enid Algerine Bagnold. She was a writer, known for The Chalk Garden (1964), National Velvet (1944) and National Velvet (1960). She was married to Roderick Jones and Frank Harris. She died on March 31, 1981 in England.

Spouse (2)

Roderick Jones (1920 - 1962) ( his death)
Frank Harris (? - ?) ( divorced)

Trivia (5)

Was nominated for Broadway's 1956 Tony Award as author of Best Play nominee "The Chalk Garden."
Served as a nurse in the British army during World War I, then as a driver attached to the French army.
Great-grandmother of Samantha Cameron.
She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1976 Queen's New Year Honours List for her services to literature.
Husband Sir Roderick Jones was chairman for 25 years of the British news agency Reuters.

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