- "Likewise ... some if not all, of their brilliant children – sons E.F. Benson, A.C. Benson, R.H. Benson, and daughter, Margaret Benson – were also gay."
She was one of the first women to be admitted to Oxford University, where she attended Lady Margaret Hall, and became the first woman to be allowed to excavate in Egypt. She spent three seasons excavating in Karnak, along with her lifelong companion, Janet Gourlay.
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- http://changingattitude.org.uk/archives/3652 Christina Beardsley, "Keeping it all in the Family", Changing Attitude blog.