Our President in 1983/4 was:
Lady Antonia Fraser
She proposed the Toast to Sir Walter at our 76th Annual Dinner on 2nd March 1984 at the North British Hotel.
Read the text of her address here or click on the video to listen to the recording.
Lady Antonia Fraser (Pinter), CBE (born August 27, 1932, as Antonia Margaret Caroline Pakenham) is a British author of history and novels, best known for writing biographies. She is the daughter of the Earl and Countess of Longford (Frank and Elizabeth Pakenham), who were both eminent writers, Labour supporters and Catholic converts. Their eight children became child converts to the Catholic Church. As the daughter of an Earl, Antonia Fraser is entitled to be called "Lady Antonia."
Lady Antonia was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Her first major work was Mary, Queen of Scots (1969).
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