Margaret Sackville

24 December 1881 – 18 April 1963

Margaret Sackville was born in Mayfair, London, the youngest child of Reginald and Constance Sackville, 7th Earl and Countess De La Warr.

At the outbreak of World War I, she joined the anti-war Union of Democratic Control. In 1916 She published a collection of poems "The Pageant of War" in 1916. It included "Nostra Culpa", which denounced women who betrayed their sons by not speaking out against the war.

She was the first president of Scottish PEN and was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

She died in Cheltenham in 1963.