Born: 1802 - Died: 1882 (80) - British Author
Sir John Chiverton (1834) / Rookwood (1834) / Admirable Crichton (1837)
Jack Sheppard (1839) / The Tower of London (1840) / Guy Fawkes (1841)
Old St.Paul's (1841) / The Miser's Daughter (1842) /
Windsor Castle (1843) aka Herne the Hunter
The Fall of Somerset (1844) / Saint James's (1844)
Auriol (1845) aka The Elixir of Life / The Lancashire Witches (1849)
The Star-Chamber (1853) / The Flitch of Bacon (1854) / The Spendthrift (1857)
Ovingdean Grange (1860) / The Constable of the Tower (1861)
Cardinal Pole (1862) / The Lord Mayor of London (1862) / Old Court (1866)
Myddleton Pomfret (1867) / The South-Sea Bubble (1868)
Hilary St. Ives (1869) / Talbot Harland (1870) / Tower Hill (1871)
Boscobel (1872) / Manchester Rebels of the Fatal '45 (1873)
Preston Fight (1875) / The Leaguer of Lathom (1876)
Beau Nash (1879) / Stanley Brereton (1881)

Book List in Order: 39 titles

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    Mother Demdike -- the crone who was the child of the man who sold his soul to the devil -- has become an arcane monster and she and her vile family are challenged only by their witchly rivals, Mother Chattox and Alice Nutter. . . ....


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    William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 - 3 January 1882) Was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. He trained as a lawyer, but the legal profession held no attraction for him. While completing his legal studies in London he met the ...






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    Auriol: or, The Elixir of Life is a novel by British historical novelist William Harrison Ainsworth. It was first published in 1844 in serial form, under the title Revelations of London. Auriol, written 1844, is slightly unusual in the Ainsworth repe...






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    One summer evening, Mildred Calverley, accounted the prettiest girl in Cheshire, who had been seated in the drawing-room of her father's house, Ouselcroft, near Daresbury, vainly trying to read, passed out from the open French window, and made her wa...


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    Title: The Constable of the Tower: an historical romance ... Illustrated by John Gilbert.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research...


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    A master of drinking, whoring, theft - and escape! While Jack Sheppard seems marked from birth for a terrible end, his wit and charm might just be able to cheat fate. Fate, however, seems eager to cheat him out of an honest living, when Jack begins v...


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    The Duke of Orleans a Prisoner in the Tower. (F rom a MS. in the British Museum) .... Frontispiece PHOTOGRAVURE PLATES PAGET he Tower. (F rom a sketch by H. Colls) i Plan of the Tower in 1597, by Haiward and Gascoyne .6 The Byward Tower ...... 8P ost...


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