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S is for George Sitwell

Sir George Sitwell

In 1933 the poet and author Edith Sitwell published English Eccentrics, a narrative of the weird and wonderful of human nature and though her brothers Osbert and Sacheverell feature, the one oddball who doesn’t figure is her own father, Sir George Reresby Sitwell.

It probably isn’t surprising since Sitwell was not loved by his children, but there is no doubt that he was as eccentric as they come. Read more ›››