C. V. Wedgwood

Dame Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, OM, DBE, FBA, FRHistS (20 July 1910 – 9 March 1997) was an English historian who published under the name C. V. Wedgwood. Specializing in the history of 17th-century England and Continental Europe, her biographies and narrative histories are said to have provided a clear, entertaining middle ground between popular and scholarly works.


Cicely Veronica Wedgwood

Born(1910-07-20)20 July 1910
Stocksfield, England
Died9 March 1997(1997-03-09) (aged 86)
London, England
OccupationHistorian
NationalityBritish
Alma materLady Margaret Hall, Oxford
Period1935–1987
SubjectSeventeenth-century Europe
PartnerJacqueline Hope-Wallace
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