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||Lady Blomfield and her daughter Mary learn of the Faith at a reception in Paris. [CH1–2; ER95; SBR22; SEBW101]
- For accounts of Lady Blomfield's life see ER88–97 and SEBW101–10.
||Lady Blomfield; Mary Bloomfield
||The British Bahá'ís alert the Foreign Office about the importance of ensuring `Abdu'l-Bahá's safety in Haifa. [BBR332-5; CH219; GPB305-6]
CH219 says this was in the Spring but letters to the Foreign Office are dated Jan 1918.
- For the actions of Lady Blomfield see BBR333, CH219-20, AB425-26 and ER169.
- For the role of Major Wellesley Tudor Pole see BBR332-3; CH222-5; and ER168-70.
||British Foreign Office; `Abdu'l-Baha; Lady Blomfield; Major Wellesley Tudor Pole
|1920 27 Apr
||`Abdu'l-Bahá is invested with the insignia of the Knighthood of the British Empire in a ceremony in Haifa. [AB443; BBRXXX, 343-5; CH214; DH149; GPB306]
- For the document recommending `Abdu'l-Bahá for knighthood, see BBR344.
- The knighthood is in recognition of `Abdu'l-Bahá's humanitarian work during the war for famine relief. [AB443]
- He accepts the honour as a gift from a `just king'. [AB443]
- He does not use the title. [AB443]
- For Lady Bloomfield's account see AB443-4 and CH214-15.
|Haifa; New York
||`Abdu'l-Baha; Knighthood of the British Empire; Lady Blomfield
|1921 16 Dec
||Shoghi Effendi leaves England for Haifa in the company of Lady Blomfield and his sister Rouhangeze [Rúhangíz]. [GBF13-14; PP42; SBR66]
- Owing to passport difficulties Shoghi Effendi cannot leave sooner. [GBF13; PP42; SBR66]
||Shoghi Effendi; Lady Blomfield; Rouhangeze [Ruhangiz]
|1939 31 Dec
||Lady Blomfield, entitled Sitárih Khánum, passes away in London. [BW8:651; SEBW109]
- For details of her life see SEBW101–10.
- For her obituary see BW8:651–6.
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- Picture Gallery of Early British Bahá'ís (1998). Published in honor of the UK Baha'i Centenary, 1998/99. [about]