Norrington, Ruth 1922-

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NORRINGTON, Ruth 1922-

PERSONAL: Born May 17, 1922, in Highgate, London, England; daughter of Edmund (a house agent) and Alice (Haswell) Cude; married Sir Patrick Reilly (died October, 1991); children: Caroline Reilly Waterlow. Education: Studied physical therapy at Middlesex Hospital; studied law at Middle Temple. Politics: Conservative. Religion: Roman Catholic.

ADDRESSES: Home—Bath, England. Agent—c/o Author Mail, Peter Owen Publishers, 73 Kenway Rd., London SW5 0RE, England.

CAREER: Writer. Also worked as a physiotherapist.

MEMBER: Royal Stuart Society.


In the Shadow of a Saint: The Lady Alice More, Kylin Press (Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire, England), 1983.

The Household of Sir Thomas More, Kylin Press (Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire, England), 1985.

(Editor and author of commentary) Henriette-Anne Orleans, My Dearest Minette: Letters between Charles II and His Sister, Henrietta, Duchesse d'Orléans, Peter Owen Publishers (London, England), 1996.

In the Shadow of the Throne: The Lady Arabella Stuart, Peter Owen Publishers (London, England), 2002.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Royal Stepmothers.