Dec 30 Thursday

Chapter XVIII XIX & most of XX
Great interruptions.
A solicitor (Hilbery & Son , 4 South Square, W.C. [West Camden]1[RG]) about the John Lucy[RG] matter – he has written a letter to NN which we intercepted. Also advice from P.P.G.1 Then Wilfred came in the late evening, joking & helpful. A Jesuit priest J. Flynn of the S.J.2, 114 Mt [Mount] St. W. [Westminster]1 approached.[RG]
No work done by Laura.
(Also Joyce Reeves came)
Alan did[RG] finished[RG] my geography lists.
Cold better.
Jenny ill with gastric flu.
Insurgent counter-attack at Teruel.

Editorial Notes

1? KG
2Jesuit Society of Jesus KG

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Teruel

    Teruel, Spain

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Nancy

    Nicholson, Nancy
    (1899-1977) First wife of Robert Graves; married 1918, separated 1927, divorced 1949. eds.
  • John Lucy

    Lucy, John
    Estranged husband of Mary Lucy; RG and LR are drawn into their marital problems. eds.
  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Wilfred

    Roberts, Wilfred
    Liberal MP for North Cumberland. A strong critic of the Nazi régime, an early opponent of fascism and appeasement, and a vigorous supporter of the republican side in the Spanish Civil War. (see article in The Times obituary column, June 1, 1991) eds.
  • J. Flynn

    Flynn, J.
    A Jesuit priest of the Jesuit Society of Jesus KG
  • Joyce Reeves

    Reeves, Joyce
    Sister of James Reeves. AMG 287.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Hilberry & Son

    Hilberry & Son
    Soliciters; includes Patrick Hilberry eds.