We are delighted to congratulate author and historian Lady Antonia Fraser (History, 1950) for being recognised in the 2018 New Year Honours. She joins the Order of the Companions of Honour, in recognition of services to Literature. The distinction, first created one hundred years ago by George V, recognises lifelong achievements in the arts, media, sciences, religion or public life, and is restricted to the sovereign and 65 individuals.
Antonia Fraser, whose mother also attended LMH, has had a prolific literary and academic career, spanning over 45 years. Her works include histories of the16th - 19th centuries, historical fiction, novels, biography and memoir.
This year's honour follows the award of the title of Dame in the 2011 New Year Honours, also in recognition of services to Literature.