Violet Milner, Viscountess Milner

Violet Milner, Viscountess Milner

Violet Georgina Milner ("née" Maxse) (1872-1958) was an English Edwardian society Lady and, later, editor of the political monthly, " National Review. "

She was the wife of Lord Edward Cecil, son of the British Prime Minister Lord Salisbury.

Lady Milner exchanged letters with the British statesman Lord Milner during his time in South Africa and alongside Violet Markham she established the Victorian League in 1901 to promote Milner's imperial vision. After Lord Edward's death in the Great War (1918), she married Lord Milner in 1921.

She took over as "National Review" editor after the death of her brother Leopold Maxse in 1932.

ee also

*The King's School, Canterbury


*cite book|author=Hugh Cecil & Mirabel Cecil|year=2002|title=Imperial Marriage|publisher=John Murray|id=0719560438 (Hardcover)

External links

* [ Maxse Family Connections] from []
* [ Biographical Entry on Violet Milner] at the National Archives (UK)

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