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||Lady Blomfield and her daughter Mary learn of the Faith at a reception in Paris. [CH1–2; ER95; SBR22; SEBW101, SCU17]
- For accounts of Lady Blomfield's life see ER88–97 and SEBW101–10.
||Lady Blomfield; Mary Blomfield
|1912 c. Dec
||On another occasion He gave an outline for a play to his hostess for the evening, Mrs Gabrielle Enthoven, which He called Drama of the Kingdom. It was put to print by Lady Blomfield's daughter, Mary Basil Hall, approved by the Reviewing Committees for the National Assemblies of both the British Isles and the United States and Canada. It was published in 1933. In 1994 a production based on this outline was premiered in Perth, Australia entitled The Face of Glory: A Musical Rendezvous with the Soul. [CH155-156,
Bahá'ís and the Arts: Language of the Heart by Ann Boyles, also published in 1994-95 edition of The Bahá'í World, pp. 243-272]
||London; United Kingdom
||Abdul-Baha, Travels of; Abdul-Baha, Writings and talks of; Drama; Mary Basil Hall; Lady Blomfield
||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 Blomfield's account see AB443-4 and CH214-15.
|Haifa; New York
||Abdul-Baha, Knighthood (KBE); Lady Blomfield
|1921 16 Dec
||Shoghi Effendi leaves England for Haifa in the company of Lady Blomfield and his sister Rouhangeze [Rúhangíz]. Lady Blomfield stayed on in the Holy Land for several months to assist Shoghi Effendi in his new role as the Guardian. [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]
||Lady Blomfield; In Memoriam
from the main catalogue
- First Obligation, The: Lady Blomfield and the Save the Children Fund, by Robert Weinberg (1998). Bio prepared for the UK Baha'i Centenary (1998-99). [about]
- Picture Gallery of Early British Bahá'ís (1998). Published in honor of the UK Baha'i Centenary, 1998/99. [about]