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Jessica Mitford

Amber L. Carter
Jessica - ‘Decca’ - allied herself not with fascism but communism, and made her name as a crusading journalist in the United States.

Esmond Romilly and Jessica Mitford

Esmond Romilly and Jessica Mitford

Jessica eloped to Spain with second cousin Esmond Romilly, Churchill’s nephew. Despite opposition from her family the pair married and moved to America in 1939. Romilly was reported as missing in action in 1941.

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