"I read in an article that Kathleen Tynan, late wife of the late Kenneth, had 'inner poise'"

Kathleen Tynan was a journalist and author who must have had to draw heavily on her own reserves on inner poise during her tumultuous marriage to theatre critic, Kenneth Tynan.  A highly influential writer, he was famously the first person to say "fuck" on BBC television.  Later in life he became deeply obsessed with sado-masochism, sometimes hiring prostitutes as extras in elaborate erotic scenarios.  He also tried to compile an anthology of masturbation fantasies but failed to attract contributors. 

Picture of Kathleen Tynan, looking poised