Dinah Mulock's "Verses" on the birth of the Princess Royal
appeared in the Staffordshire Advertiser
, under the intials 'D. M. M.'.
By 14 December 1850
DMC, then Dinah Mulock, published her second three-volume novel, Olive
, as 'the author of the Ogilvies'.
By 25 December 1852
Dinah Mulock's A Hero
appeared with the date of 1853 on its title-page; it exemplifies masculine virtues through short stories treating everyday events in the lives of boys.
By 26 April 1856
Dinah Mulock, as 'the author of the Head of the Family, Olive, etc', published her best-known novel, John Halifax, Gentleman
, in three volumes.
By 9 September 1871
DMC published Little Sunshine's Holiday
(a children's story) and the supposedly edited (really original) diary of a girl in her teens, Twenty Years Ago
By 26 June 1886
DMC published the novella King Arthur: Not a Love Story
, which promoted adoption; it was her last major publication.
12 October 1887
DMC died of heart failure while preparing for her daughter's wedding.