• The Mitfords lived in the Cotswolds, in a self-contained home with its own school and hospital room.
• The Mitford children had little contact with outsiders and found ways to amuse themselves.
• Unity and Jessica formed the Society of Hons.
• The children were educated by their mother and various governesses.
• The Mitford family interests centered on the Church, the Conservative Party and the House of Lords.
• Mr. Mitford -- "Farve" -- was a member of the House of Lords.
• Jessica was aware of class distinction and inequality of income at an early age.
• Jessica found her childhood monotonous.
• Jessica noted that she found her aunts stuffy and uncles boring.
• Jessica worried that the quality of her education would not allow her to attend university. Her mother wouldn't allow her to attend school.
• Nancy published a novel in the 1920s. Most of the family...
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