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Jacquetta Hawkes
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Born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Born on 5th of August 1910
Died on 18th of March 1996

Born 1910. Died 1996 - English archaeologist and writer.

Educated at Newnham College, Cambridge. First woman to study archaeology and anthropology to degree level. Published a number of books on these subjects as well as a biography, poetry and fictional works. Married her second husband, J B Priestley, in 1953. Was a co-founder of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in 1957.

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