MALTA: Baron & Count

With a bilingual title reminiscent of the Middle Ages, Gerald, Baron Strickland and Conte della Catena has long been friend to the Island of Malta. His mother, the eminent Maltese Louisa Bonici, bore him on the island, and bequeathed to him an Italian title to add to that of his English sire. When he went to England to be educated at Cambridge, Lord Strickland, not forgetting his island friends, wrote vituperative letters to the London Times defending their rights. After graduation he continued to assist in improving Malta conditions. Now he is...

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