Mary Lutyens

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'''Mary Lutyens''', official biographer for Krishnamurti
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'''Mary Lutyens''', (1908-1999), official biographer for Krishnamurti
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She was born Jul 31, 1908 in England, as the youngest child of Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens 1869-1944, an architect and Lady Emily Lutyens, an author, and the daughter of Edward Robert Lytton, Viceroy of India and first Earl of Lytton.
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Her mother become a theosophist while Mary was an infant, and Mary was raised with [[Krishnamurti]] from the age of three.  Mary fell in love with Krishna's brother Nitya and "...was much hurt when he seemed to ignore her."  She studied at Queens College, London.
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She was married first to Anthony Sewell from 1930 to 1945, and then married J G "Joe" Links, an art historian, on Jun 22, 1945.  They remained married until his death in 1997.
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From her first marriage she had a daughter Amanda who married John Pallant.
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She wrote her autobiography in 1959.  From 1975 to 1988 she wrote a three-volume biography of Krishnamurti, and in 1990 she penned ''The Life and Death of Krishnamurti''.  She wrote a biography of her father in 1980.
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She died Apr 9, 1999 in London.
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==Works==
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*She wrote a trilogy about the life of Krishnamurti
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*''To be Young: Some Chapters of Autobiography''. Published by R. Hart Davis, London. 1959. 192 pages. [http://worldcat.org/oclc/1522152 OCLC 1522152]
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==Sources==
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*''[[Krishnamurti: The Years of Awakening]]'', by Mary Lutyens; London, John Murray, 1975. This volume covers 1895 to 1935.  Reprint, Avon/Discus (1983, 355 pages) ISBN 0380007347
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*Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2007. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2007. http://scplweb.santacruzpl.org:2117/servlet/BioRC
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*[http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_19990413/ai_n14221886 Her obituary in ''The Independent''], Apr 13, 1999
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[Mary Lutyens to Richard Cecil|Ascent of Mary Lutyens to Richard Cecil]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Lutyens Her entry on wikipedia]
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*[[Mary Lutyens to Richard Cecil|Ascent of Mary Lutyens to Richard Cecil]]
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