Tuesday Nov 10

Still working at Before Bedlam.
Lunch at Prada with Bill Fuller who advised about Belfrage libel[RG] & Philip Horwood threat. John & Lucie came. With them to a[RG] tea-shop in New Bond St. Bill Fuller will write us a legal novel.[RG]
Excitement about Madrid: conflicting reports; but late special admitted that the rebels had been held up.
Edward Bawden for a moment.
To bed early,[RG]
Bridget came. Restrung the Lapis amber & silver necklace: amber alone, the smaller pieces. Silver with cut-glass black beads (Catherine's present) in a double ×××× [indecipherable] choker

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Madrid

    Madrid, New Castile, Spain
    Capital city of Spain eds.
  • Prada's

    Euston Rd., London, England
    a favorite haunt of the Graves' RPG
  • Bond Street

    Westminster, London, England

People Mentioned

  • Aldridge

    Aldridge, John
    (1905-1983), painter and close friend and collaborator. WG m. to Lucie Brown 1940 eds.
  • Lucie

    Brown, Lucie
    Married artist John Aldridge. eds.
  • Bridget

    London milliner, with Aage Tharup's KG
  • Catherine

    Nicholson, Catherine
    Catherine Nicholson: (1922- ) third of four children of Robert Graves and Nancy Nicholson. eds.
  • Bill Fuller

    Fuller, William
    lawyer and researcher for Antigua Penny Puce KG; m. to Mary Fuller eds.
  • Belfrage

    BBC radio announcer eds.
  • Edward Bawden

    Bawden, Edward
    painter from Great Bardfield KG; m. to Charlotte Bawden eds.


    • Title: Halls of Bedlam [poem; was Before Bedlam]
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassells
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1936-11-08