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Diana, Lady Mosley (17 June 1910 – 11 August 2003), born Diana Freeman-Mitford and usually known as Diana Mitford, was one of Britain's noted Mitford sisters. She was first married to Bryan Walter Guinness, heir to the barony of Moyne, and upon her divorce from him married Sir Oswald Mosley, 6th Baronet of Ancoats, leader of the British Union of Fascists. Her second marriage, in 1936, took place at the home of Joseph Goebbels, with Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
as guest of honour. Subsequently, her involvement with Fascist political causes resulted in three years' internment during the Second World War. She later moved to Paris and enjoyed some success as a writer. In the 1950s she contributed diaries to Tatler
Tatler
and edited the magazine The European.[1] In 1977 she published her autobiography, A Life of Contrasts,[2] and two more biographies in the 1980s.[3] She was also a regular book reviewer for Books & Bookmen and later at The Evening Standard
The Evening Standard
in the 1990s.[4] She caused controversy when she appeared on Desert Island Discs in 1989.[5] A family friend, James Lees-Milne, wrote of her beauty, "She was the nearest thing to Botticelli's Venus that I have ever seen".[6][7]

Contents

1 Early life

1.1 Third Reich

2 Post-war

2.1 Writing 2.2 Death

3 The Mitford siblings 4 Bibliography 5 Ancestry 6 See also 7 Sources 8 References 9 External links

Early life[edit]

Rear view of Asthall Manor

Diana Mitford
Diana Mitford
was the fourth child and third daughter of David Freeman-Mitford, 2nd Baron Redesdale (1878–1958, son of Algernon Freeman-Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale), and his wife, Sydney (1880–1963), daughter of Thomas Gibson Bowles, MP. She was a first cousin of Clementine Churchill, second cousin of Angus Ogilvy, and first cousin, twice removed, of Bertrand Russell. Mitford was born in Belgravia
Belgravia
and raised in the country estate of Batsford Park, then from the age of 10 at the family home, Asthall Manor, in Oxfordshire, and later at Swinbrook
Swinbrook
House, a home her father had built in the village of Swinbrook. She was educated at home by a series of governesses except for a six-month period in 1926 when she was sent to a day school in Paris. In childhood, her younger sisters Jessica Mitford ("Decca") and Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
("Debo"), were particularly devoted to her. At the age of 18, shortly after her presentation at Court, she became secretly engaged to Bryan Walter Guinness. Guinness, an Irish aristocrat, writer and brewing heir, would inherit the barony of Moyne. Her parents were initially opposed to the engagement but in time were persuaded. Sydney was particularly uneasy at the thought of two such young people having possession of such a large fortune, but she was eventually convinced Bryan was a suitable husband. They married on 30 January 1929; her sisters Jessica and Deborah were too ill to attend the ceremony. The couple had an income of £20,000 a year (the equivalent of £1,132,535.70 in 2016, adjusted for inflation[8]), an estate at Biddesden in Wiltshire, and houses in London and Dublin. They were well known for hosting aristocratic society events involving the Bright Young People. The writer Evelyn Waugh exclaimed that her beauty "ran through the room like a peal of bells", and he dedicated the novel Vile Bodies, a satire of the Roaring Twenties, to the couple.[9] Her portrait was painted by Augustus John, Pavel Tchelitchew
Pavel Tchelitchew
and Henry Lamb.[10] The couple had two sons, Jonathan (b. 1930) and Desmond (b. 1931).

Diana Mitford's second husband, Oswald Mosley

In February 1932, Diana met Sir Oswald Mosley
Oswald Mosley
at a garden party at the home of the society hostess Emerald Cunard. He soon became leader of the newly formed British Union of Fascists, and Diana's lover; he was at the time married to Lady Cynthia Curzon, a daughter of Lord Curzon, former Viceroy of India, and his first wife, the American mercantile heiress Mary Victoria Leiter. Diana left her husband, 'moving with a skeleton staff of nanny, cook, house-parlourmaid and lady's maid to a house at 2 Eaton Square, round the corner from Mosley's flat',[11] but Sir Oswald would not leave his wife. Quite suddenly, Cynthia died in 1933 of peritonitis. Mosley was devastated by the death of his wife, but later started an affair with her younger sister Lady Alexandra Metcalfe.[12] Owing to Diana's parents' disapproval over her decision to leave Guinness for Mosley, she was briefly estranged from most of her family. Her affair and eventual marriage to Mosley also strained relationships with her sisters. Initially, Jessica and Deborah were not permitted to see Diana as she was "living in sin" with Mosley in London. Deborah eventually got to know Mosley and ended up liking him very much. Jessica despised Mosley's beliefs and became permanently estranged from Diana after the late 1930s. Pam and her husband Derek Jackson got along well with Mosley. Nancy never liked Mosley and, like Jessica, despised his political beliefs, but was able to learn to tolerate him for the sake of her relationship with Diana. Nancy wrote the novel Wigs on the Green, which satirised Mosley and his beliefs. After it was published in 1935 relations between the sisters became strained to non-existent and it was not until the mid-1940s that they were able to get back to being close again.[12] The couple rented Wootton Lodge, a country house in Staffordshire which Diana had intended to buy. She furnished much of her new home with much of the Swinbrook
Swinbrook
furniture that her father was selling.[13] The Mosleys lived at Wootton Lodge
Wootton Lodge
along with their children from 1936 to 1939. Third Reich[edit] In 1934 Mitford went to Germany with her then 19-year-old sister Unity. While there, they attended the first Nuremberg rally
Nuremberg rally
after the Nazi rise to power. A friend of Hitler's, Unity introduced Diana to him in March 1935. They returned again for the second rally later that year and were entertained as his guests at the 1935 rally. In 1936 he provided a Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
to chauffeur Diana to the Berlin Olympic games. She became well acquainted with Winifred Wagner
Winifred Wagner
and Magda Goebbels. Diana and Oswald wed in secret on 6 October 1936 in Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels' drawing room. Adolf Hitler, Robert Gordon-Canning and Bill Allen were in attendance.[14] The marriage was kept secret until the birth of their first child in 1938. In August 1939, Hitler
Hitler
told Diana over lunch that war was inevitable. In Albert Speer's memoir, Inside the Third Reich, Speer recounts that Mitford consistently spoke up for England and would often plead with Hitler
Hitler
to make peace.[15] Mosley and Diana had two sons: (Oswald) Alexander Mosley (born 26 November 1938) and Max Rufus Mosley (born 13 April 1940), president of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile
Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile
(FIA) for 16 years. Hitler
Hitler
presented the couple with a silver framed picture of himself. The Mosleys were interned during much of World War II, under Defence Regulation 18B along with other British fascists including Norah Elam.[16] MI5
MI5
documents released in 2002 described Lady Mosley and her political leanings. "Diana Mosley, wife of Sir Oswald Mosley, is reported on the 'best authority', that of her family and intimate circle, to be a public danger at the present time. Is said to be far cleverer and more dangerous than her husband and will stick at nothing to achieve her ambitions. She is wildly ambitious."[17] On 29 June 1940, eleven weeks after the birth of her fourth son Max, Diana was arrested (hastily stuffing Hitler's photograph under Max's cot mattress when the police came to arrest her) and taken to a cell in F Block in London's Holloway Prison
Holloway Prison
for women. She and her husband were held without charge or trial under the provisions of 18B, on the advice of MI5. The pair were initially held separately but, after personal intervention by Churchill, in December 1941 Mosley and two other 18B husbands (one of them Mosley's friend Captain H.W. Luttman-Johnson) were permitted to join their wives at Holloway. After more than three years' imprisonment, they were both released in November 1943 on the grounds of Mosley's ill health; they were placed under house arrest until the end of the war and were denied passports until 1949.[18] Lady Mosley's prison time failed to disturb her approach to life; she remarked in her later years that she never grew fraises des bois (wild strawberries) that tasted as good as those she had cultivated in the prison garden. Though prison was not something she would have chosen, she said, "It was still lovely to wake up in the morning and feel that one was lovely One," when she compared her lot to the other women incarcerated at Holloway. Oswald Mosley
Oswald Mosley
later mentioned this to Diana's sister Nancy, who in turn included the line in her novel, Love in a Cold Climate.[19] According to her obituary in the Daily Telegraph, a diamond swastika was among her jewels.[20] Post-war[edit] After the war ended the couple kept homes in Ireland, with apartments in London and Paris. Their recently renovated Clonfert
Clonfert
home, a former Bishop's palace, burned down in an accidental fire. Following this, they moved to a home near Fermoy, County Cork, later settling permanently in France, at the Temple de la Gloire, a Palladian temple in Orsay, southwest of Paris, in 1950. Gaston and Bettina Bergery had told the Mosleys that the property was on the market. They were neighbours of Duke and Duchess of Windsor, who lived in the neighbouring town Gif-sur-Yvette, and soon became close friends with them. The Duchess of Windsor, upon seeing the "Temple de la Gloire" (built in 1801 to honour the French victory of December 1800 at Hohenlinden, near Munich) for the first time, was said to have remarked, "Oh, it's charming, charming but where do you live?"[citation needed] Once again they were well known for entertaining, but were barred from all functions at the British Embassy. During their time in France, the Mosleys quietly went through another marriage ceremony; Hitler
Hitler
had safeguarded their original marriage licence, and it was never found after the war. During this period, Mosley was unfaithful to Diana, but she found for the most part that she was able to learn to keep herself from getting too upset regarding his adulterous habits. The only time she and sister Jessica communicated with each other following their estrangement was when they were both taking care of their sister Nancy. Nancy was at Versailles, and was battling Hodgkin's disease. Soon after Nancy's death in 1973, all communication between the sisters ceased. Diana was also a lifelong supporter of the British Union of Fascists (BUF), and its postwar successor the Union Movement, to which she made financial contributions until the 1994 death of its organiser Jeffrey Hamm.[citation needed] At times she was vague when discussing her loyalties to Britain, her strong belief in fascism, and her attitude to Jews. In her 1977 autobiography A Life of Contrasts
A Life of Contrasts
she wrote, "I didn't love Hitler
Hitler
any more than I did Winston [Churchill]. I can't regret it, it was so interesting." At other times, however, she behaved so as to suggest intense anti-semitic attitudes; the journalist Paul Callan remembered mentioning that he was Jewish while interviewing her husband in Diana's presence. According to Callan, "I mentioned, just in the course of conversation, that I was Jewish—at which Lady Mosley went ashen, snapped a crimson nail and left the room .... No explanation was given but she would later write to a friend: A nice, polite reporter came to interview Tom [as Mosley was known] but he turned out to be Jewish and was sitting there at our table. They are a very clever race and come in all shapes and sizes."[7] On the other hand, when in 1989 she was invited to appear on the BBC Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs
Desert Island Discs
with Sue Lawley, she caused controversy by saying she had not believed in the fact of the extermination of Jews by Hitler
Hitler
until "years" after the war, and, when asked if she now believed it, by replying that she could not believe it was six million, a figure she described as "not conceivable," adding that "whether it's six or one really makes no difference morally, it's equally wrong; I think it was a dreadfully wicked thing."[21] Her choices of music to be played on Desert Island Discs were: Symphony No. 41 (Mozart), "Casta Diva" from Norma (Bellini), "Ode to Joy" (Beethoven), Die Walküre
Die Walküre
(Wagner), Liebestod (Wagner), "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" from Carmen
Carmen
(Bizet), "A Whiter Shade of Pale" (Procol Harum) and Polonaise in F-sharp minor (Chopin).[22] In 1998, due to her advancing age, she moved out of the Temple de la Gloire and into a Paris apartment. Temple de la Gloire was subsequently sold for £1 million in 2000. Throughout much of her life, particularly after her years in prison, she was afflicted by regular bouts of migraines. In 1981, she underwent a successful surgery to remove a brain tumour. She convalesced at Chatsworth House, the residence of her sister Deborah. In the early 1990s, she was also successfully treated for skin cancer. In later life she also suffered from deafness.[citation needed] Mitford attended the funeral of René de Chambrun, the son-in-law of Vichy France Prime Minister Pierre Laval, in 2002.[23] Writing[edit] Mosley was shunned in the British media for a period after the war and the couple established their own publishing company, Euphorion Books, named after a character in Faust. This allowed Mosley to publish and Diana was free to commission a cultural list.[clarification needed] After his release from jail, Mosley declared the death of fascism. Diana initially translated Goethe's Faust. Other notable books published by Euphorion under her aegis included La Princesse de Clèves (translated by Nancy, 1950), Niki Lauda's memoirs (1985), and Hans-Ulrich Rudel's memoirs, Stuka Pilot. She also edited several of her husband's books. While in France, Diana edited the fascist cultural magazine The European for six years, and to this magazine she herself sometimes contributed material. She provided articles, book reviews, and regular diary entries. Many of her contributions were republished in 2008 in The Pursuit of Laughter. In 1965, she was commissioned to write the regular column Letters from Paris for the Tatler. She was an avid reader and critic of contemporary literature, reviewing for many publications, such as the London Evening Standard, The Spectator, The Daily Mail, The Times, The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times
and Books & Bookmen.[citation needed] She specialised in reviewing autobiographical and biographical accounts as well as the occasional novel. Characteristically she would provide commentary of her own experiences with and knowledge of the subject of the book she was reviewing. She was the lead literary reviewer for the London Evening Standard during A.N. Wilson's tenure as literary editor. In 1996, and on personal grounds, the new editor Max Hastings
Max Hastings
insisted that she no longer be contracted by the newspaper. Following Hastings' retirement in 2001, the newspaper published several more book reviews by her until her death in 2003.[citation needed] She wrote the foreword and introduction of Nancy Mitford: A Memoir by Harold Acton. She produced her own two books of memoirs: A Life of Contrasts (1977, Hamish Hamilton), and Loved Ones (1985). The latter is a collection of pen portraits of close relatives and friends such as the writer Evelyn Waugh
Evelyn Waugh
among others. In 1980 she released The Duchess of Windsor, a biography. New, updated editions of A Life of Contrasts and The Duchess of Windsor
Duchess of Windsor
were released in 2002 and 2003, respectively.[citation needed] In 2007, letters between the Mitford sisters, including ones to and from Diana, were published in the compilation The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters, edited by Charlotte Mosley. The book received critical acclaim; in a review published in The Sunday Times, journalist India Knight noted that Diana was "briefly sinister but also clever, kind, and fatally loyal to her Blackshirt husband, Oswald Mosley."[24] A following collection consisting of her letters, articles, diaries and reviews was released as The Pursuit of Laughter in December 2008. The collection garnered generally positive reviews.[25] Death[edit]

Diana's grave at far right, next to those of her sisters, Unity and Nancy

Diana died in Paris in August 2003, aged 93. Her cause of death was given as complications related to a stroke she had suffered a week earlier, but reports later surfaced that she had been one of the many elderly fatalities of the heat wave of 2003 in mostly non-air-conditioned Paris.[26] She was buried at St Mary's Churchyard, Swinbrook, Oxfordshire,[27] alongside her sisters.[28] She was survived by her four sons: Desmond Guinness; Jonathan Guinness, 3rd Baron Moyne; Alexander and Max Mosley. Her stepson Nicholas Mosley is a novelist who also wrote a critical memoir of his father for which Diana reportedly never forgave him, despite their previously close relationship. One of her great-granddaughters, Jasmine Guinness, a great-niece, Stella Tennant, a granddaughter, Daphne Guinness
Daphne Guinness
and a grandson, Tom Guinness, are models.[29] "I'm sure he (Hitler) was to blame for the extermination of the Jews," she told British journalist Andrew Roberts, "[h]e was to blame for everything, and I say that as someone who approved of him."[30] Roberts criticised Lady Mosley following her death on the pages of The Daily Telegraph (16 August 2003), declaring that she was an "unrepentant Nazi and effortlessly charming." He, in turn, was assailed three days later, in the same newspaper, by her son and granddaughter.[30] She was portrayed by actress Emma Davies in the 1997 Channel Four TV miniseries, Mosley. The Mitford siblings[edit]

Nancy Mitford
Nancy Mitford
(28 November 1904 – 30 June 1973) Pamela Mitford
Pamela Mitford
(25 November 1907 – 12 April 1994) Thomas Mitford
Thomas Mitford
(2 January 1909 – 30 March 1945) Diana Mitford
Diana Mitford
(17 June 1910 – 11 August 2003) Unity Mitford
Unity Mitford
(8 August 1914 – 28 May 1948) Jessica Mitford
Jessica Mitford
(11 September 1917 – 22 July 1996) Deborah Mitford
Deborah Mitford
(31 March 1920 – 24 September 2014)

Bibliography[edit]

A Life of Contrasts
A Life of Contrasts
(1977) Loved Ones (1985) The Duchess of Windsor
Duchess of Windsor
(1980) The Pursuit of Laughter
The Pursuit of Laughter
(2008) Provided introduction and foreword to Nancy Mitford: A Memoir by Harold Acton
Harold Acton
(1975) Collection of letters between the six Mitford sisters: The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters (2007)

Ancestry[edit]

Ancestors of Diana Mitford

Henry Reveley Mitford, son of William Mitford

Henry Reveley Mitford

Mary Anstruther

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale

George Ashburnham, 3rd Earl of Ashburnham

Georgiana Jemima Ashburnham

Lady Charlotte Percy

David Freeman-Mitford, 2nd Baron Redesdale

David Ogilvy, 9th Earl of Airlie

David Ogilvy, 10th Earl of Airlie

Clementina Drummond

Lady Clementine Gertrude Helen Ogilvy

Edward Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley

Henrietta Blanche Stanley

Henrietta Dillon

Diana Mitford

Thomas Milner Gibson

Thomas Milner Gibson

Isabella Glover

Thomas Gibson Bowles

William Bowles[citation needed]

Susannah Bowles

Mary-Ann Dawes[citation needed]

Sydney Bowles

George Evans[citation needed]

General Charles Evans-Gordon

Frances Spalding[citation needed]

Jessica Evans-Gordon

Rev. Dr. Alexander Rose

Catherine (Kate) Rose

Janet McIntosh

See also[edit]

Fascism
Fascism
portal

Mitford family British Union of Fascists Gudrun Burwitz Florentine Rost van Tonningen

Sources[edit]

Mosley, Diana, A Life of Contrasts, (1st edition, Hamish Hamilton, 1977) reissued in paperback, London, 2003, ISBN 1-903933-20-X de Courcy, Anne, Diana Mosley: Mitford Beauty, British Fascist, Hitler's Angel, Morrow Publishing, 2003, ISBN 0-06-056532-2 de Courcy, Anne, Diana Mosley née Mitford, Rocher (Le), (French edition) Guinness, Jonathan, with Catherine Guinness, The House of Mitford, Hutchinson & Co., London, 1984, ISBN 0-09-155560-4 Mosley, Diana, Loved Ones, Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1985, ISBN 0-283-99155-0 Dalley, Jan, Diana Mosley - A Life, Faber & Faber, London,1999, ISBN 0-571-14448-9 Mosley, Charlotte, The Mitfords: Letters between Six Sisters, Fourth Estate Ltd, London, 2007, ISBN 1-84115-790-2

References[edit]

^ Mitford, Diana (2008). The Pursuit of Laughter. Gibson Square books.  ^ Dalley, Jan. "Diana Mosley". The New York Times. Retrieved 6 September 2010.  ^ "Diana Mitford". The Independent. 13 August 2003. [dead link] ^ Hastings, Selina (20 December 2008). "Friends and Enemies". The Spectator. Archived from the original on 8 May 2010.  ^ "Desert Island delights". BBC
BBC
News. 29 January 2002.  ^ Lyall, Sarah (14 August 2003). "Lady Diana Mosley, Fascist Who Dazzled, Is Dead at 93". World. The New York Times.  ^ a b Callan, Paul (12 September 2009). "Hitler's aristocratic admirers". Daily Express.  ^ http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-1633409/Historic-inflation-calculator-value-money-changed-1900.html ^ Lewis, Leo (13 August 2003). "Obituary: The Hon Lady Mosley". The Times. London. (Subscription required (help)). [not in citation given] ^ "Obituary: Lady Diana Mosley". BBC
BBC
News. 13 August 2003.  ^ Hilary Spurling reviews Diana Mosley by Anne de Courcy, _The Telegraph, 17 Nov 2003 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/3606612/Hitler-was-her-Uncle-Wolf.html ^ a b de Courcy, Anne (2003). Diana Mosley. London: Chatto & Windus. ISBN 1856192423.  ^ de Courcy, Anne (4 January 2004). "Hand in hand with Hitler". The Age. Melbourne.  ^ Mosley, Charlotte, ed. (2007). The Mitfords: Letters between Six Sisters. Harper Collins. p. 77. ISBN 978-0-06-137364-0.  ^ Speer, Albert (1970). Inside the Third Reich. Orion Books. p. 40. ISBN 978-1-84212-735-3.  ^ McPherson, Angela; McPherson, Susan (2011). Mosley's Old Suffragette - A Biography of Norah Elam. ISBN 978-1-4466-9967-6.  ^ BBC
BBC
News Online (Published: 2003/08/13 12:15:07 GMT). “Oswald Mosley's widow dies.” Story from BBC
BBC
NEWS: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/uk_news/3146225.stm ^ de Courcy, Anne (2003). Diana Mosley. London: Chatto & Windus, p. 297 ISBN 0-06-056532-2 ^ Mosley, Oswald. My Life.  ^ "Real History and Lady Diana Mosley". The Daily Telegraph. 13 August 2003.  ^ Desert Island Discs
Desert Island Discs
- Castaway: Lady Mosley. BBC. 26 November 1989. Event occurs between 16:30 and 17:25.  ^ Desert Island Discs
Desert Island Discs
- Castaway: Lady Mosley. BBC. 26 November 1989. Event occurs between 01:00 and 05:20.  ^ Pourcher, Yves (Spring 2012). "Laval Museum". Historical Reflections. 38 (1): 122. doi:10.3167/hrrh.2012.380108.  ^ Knight, India (2 September 2007). "REVIEW: The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters". The Sunday Times. London. Archived from the original on 16 June 2011. (Subscription required (help)).  ^ Lewis, Leo (12 December 2008). "REVIEW: The Pursuit of Laughter
The Pursuit of Laughter
by Diana Mosley". The Times. London. (Subscription required (help)). [not in citation given] ^ "Mitford sister who befriended Hitler
Hitler
dies, aged 93". The Age. Melbourne. 14 August 2003.  ^ "Oswald Mosley's widow dies". BBC
BBC
News. 13 August 2003.  ^ Wilson, Scott. Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed.: 2 (Kindle Location 32826). McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. Kindle Edition. ^ Lovell, Mary S (2002). The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family. ISBN 0-393-01043-0.  ^ a b Cook, Megan; Gressor, Kerry (2005). All for love. Murdoch Books Pty Limited. p. 184. ISBN 978-1-74045-596-1. 

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