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C.V. "Veronica" Wedgwood was an English historian who specialized in 16th and 17th century European histories, especially the English Civil War. She took a First in Modern History at Oxford University. The Independent called her the most distinguished woman historian of her time. Her acclaimed biographies include those of Oliver Cromwell, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, William the Silent, and Cardinal Richelieu. She was a direct descendant of the famous 18th-century potter Josiah Wedgwood. Among her many volunteer roles and honors, she served as a trustee of the National Gallery and president of the Society of Authors as well as president of the International PEN Club. She was also the author of two translations: Charles V by Carl Brandi in 1939, and Elias Canetti's Die Blendung, as Auto-da-Fé, in 1946.
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