The Baroness Orczy. Died on November 12 1947, aged eighty. Playwright, novelist and creator of the Scarlet Pimpernel. She began writing in 1900, and her world-famous The Scarlet Pimpernel" was published in 1905. Her works include 54 historical romances. She was married to Mr. Montague Barstow, who died in 1943."
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