2020-09-22 18:39:23 UTC
Kirsty McLeod, who has died aged 72, was a historian and biographer, and a Daily Telegraph columnist with a passion for gardens. But earlier, in her days at Oxford, she was remembered by contemporaries as the cynosure of all eyes...
ALL PUBLISHED UNDER NAME KIRSTY MCLEOD
The Wives of Downing Street (biography), Collins, 1976.
Drums and Trumpets: The House of Stuart (juvenile), Seabury Press, 1977.
The Last Summer: May to September 1914 , St. Martin's (New York), 1983.
A Passion for Friendship: Sibyl Colefax and Her Circle , Michael Joseph (London), 1991.
Battle Royal: Edward VIII & George VI: Brother Against Brother , Constable (London), 1999.
The Best Gardens in Italy: A Traveller's Guide , photographs by Primrose Bell, Frances Lincoln, 2011.
Author of monthly book review column for Yorkshire Post and Country Life .