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The most common topics of Julia Pardoe's writings were: Turkey, Hungary, French royalty, and fiction featuring women and marriage. Her prolific output in the early and middle years of Victoria's reign includes: three historical biographies; five travel books; about a dozen novels; at least three short story collections; at least two books of poetry; an introduction; a dramatic adaptation; a translation; and numerous periodical articles.
4 December 1804 JP was baptised at the Church of St John and St Martin in Beverley, Yorkshire; she was presumably born not long before this. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
1824 JP started young, making her first appearance in print with an anonymous volume of poetry, The Nun, a Poetical Romance, and Two Others, dedicated to her uncle William Pardoe, which was written in her early teens. Bibliographic Citation link.
1838 The Beauties of the Bosphorus: Illustrated in a series of Views of Constantinople and its Environs is the second of the two travel books which JP based on her travels and research in Turkey. Bibliographic Citation link.
1859 JP's final novel, and also her final publication, was A Life-Struggle, which appeared this year..  Bibliographic Citation link.
26 November 1862 JP died at poor lodgings in Upper Montagu Street in London of slowly encroaching disease of the liver. Bibliographic Citation link.
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