Edith Sophy Balfour (later EL) was born a British subject at St Petersburg
, where her father did business.
EL published her first and only novel, The Touch of Sorrow: A Study
, under the pseudonym 'Edith Hamlet'.
6 June 1904
Large crowds gathered at the Camden Theatre for the opening of EL's first play, Warp and Woof: A Drama in Three Acts
, which took up the issue of sweated labour in the dressmaking industry.
EL's study of telepathy, Some Cases of Prediction: A Study
, was published.