10 October 1862
Ada Beddington (later AL) was born at 21 Hyde Park Square
, the eldest daughter in a family of four boys and four girls.
By 20 June 1908
AL published her second novel, Love's Shadow
, which introduces her most celebrated character, Edith Ottley.
10 February 1930
AL dated a note which prefaces Letters to the Sphinx from Oscar Wilde
, published that year in a limited edition of 275 copies, with her reminiscences of Wilde