Mothers of Kingsmen

In this exhibition we will look at the relationships between certain well known Kingsmen and their mothers. Particular attention will be paid to things like terms of address used in letters home, the topics they discussed and what they thought of each other.

  • Mary Ruth Brooke (1848-1930) – Rupert Brooke (1887-1915, KC 1906)
  • Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) – Julian Heward Bell (1908-1937, KC 1927)
  • Alice Clara ‘Lily’ Forster (1855-1945) – Edward Morgan Forster (1879-1970, KC 1897)
  • Florence Ada Keynes (1861-1958) – John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946, KC 1902)

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