Charles MacKay

Standard Name: MacKay, Charles

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Friends, Associates Marie Corelli
Bertha Vyver , second daughter of MC 's father 's friend Countess van der Vyver ,came to live with the MacKays soon after the death of MC 's mother.
Masters, Brian. Now Barabbas Was a Rotter. H. Hamilton, 1978.
40
Ransom, Teresa. The Mysterious Miss Marie Corelli: Queen of Victorian Bestsellers. Sutton, 1999.
15
Occupation Marie Corelli
Charles MacKay , now finding it difficult to write, became increasingly pressed to procure a healthy income. Fortunately, one of his physicians was impressed with MC 's piano-playing and he offered his drawing-room for a...
Residence Marie Corelli
MC and her mother moved to Charles MacKay 's Fern Dell Cottage at Box Hill, Dorking, near Mickleham
Masters, Brian. Now Barabbas Was a Rotter. H. Hamilton, 1978.
19
Residence Marie Corelli
Dr MacKay suffered what seems to have been a stroke, so Bertha Vyver and MC moved with him to London to secure better medical attention.
Masters, Brian. Now Barabbas Was a Rotter. H. Hamilton, 1978.
44
Ransom, Teresa. The Mysterious Miss Marie Corelli: Queen of Victorian Bestsellers. Sutton, 1999.
24
Textual Production Mary Elizabeth Braddon
The first instalment of MEB 's hugely popular novel Lady Audley's Secret appeared in Robin Goodfellow; when this weekly sixpenny failed thirteen weeks later, she dropped Lady Audley for Aurora Floyd.
The editor...

Timeline

6 November 1841
Charles MacKay 's Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds described a mesmeric session in terms highly suggestive of the sexual stimulation of the predominantly female devotees. It was published in three volumes; the...