Mary Boyle

Standard Name: Boyle, Mary
Birth Name: Mary Louisa Boyle
Pseudonym: Vanessa
Pseudonym: Butterfly
Used Form: Marye L. Boyle, Chronicler
Used Form: a contemporaneous historian; a bungler
MB wrote throughout the nineteenth century, composing novels, short stories, historical catalogues, and verse. She also contributed to several periodicals. Though well-liked and frequently praised by her peers, her works are now little read.


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Boyle, Mary. An Imperfect Narrative of the Gay Doings and Marvellous Festivities holden at Althorp in the County of Northants. 1857.
Boyle, Mary. Mary Boyle. Her Book. Editors Boyle, Sir Courtenay Edmund and Lady Muriel Sarah Boyle, John Murray, 1901.
Boyle, Mary. Mary Boyle. Her Book. Editor Boyle, Sir Courtenay Edmund, E. P. Dutton; John Murray, 1902.
Boyle, Mary. My Portrait Gallery, and Other Poems. Privately printed by Bradbury and Evans, 1849.
Boyle, Mary. Tangled Weft. Smith, Elder, 1865.
Boyle, Mary. The Bridal of Melcha. Henry Colburn, 1844.
Boyle, Mary. The Court and Camp of Queen Marian. Emily Faithfull, 1865.
Boyle, Mary. The Forester. Longman, 1839.
Boyle, Mary. The State Prisoner. Saunders and Otley, 1837.
Frederic, Baron Leighton, et al. Woodland Gossip. Translator Boyle, Mary, Thomas McLean, 1864.