Thursday Dec 3

Jenny problem
N.N. came up.
saw Freeman
interview with Peyton1 – bad. Put things in J.F's hands.
J.F. & Maisie to supper.
N.N. all day, and Jenny. Decided N.N. should take flat in London while Jenny went on with dancing.
Mrs Simpson crisis started publicly2.

Editorial Notes

1doctor? eds.
2They, having TIME, & being subscribers to Claud Coburn's The Week, had long been in the know KG

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • J.F.

    Freeman, Dr. John
    friend of RG; married to Violet Freeman eds.
  • 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.
  • Maisie

    Sommerville, Maisie
    Head of BBC Education broadcasting department. Friend of R.G. and L.R. Arranged accomodation for them when they returned to London as exiles. W.G., eds.
  • Mrs Simpson

    Simpson, Wallis
    an American divorcee who was scandalously involved with the King. eds.
  • Claud Coburn

    Cockburn, Claud
    (1904-1981) British journalist; founder of The Week eds.


    • Title: Time [Magazine]
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Title: The Week
    • Editor: Cockburn, Claud
    • PubPlace: London
    • Date: 1933-1946