Marie Belloc Lowndes
Standard Name: Lowndes, Marie Belloc
Birth Name: Marie Adelaide Elizabeth Renée Julia Belloc
Married Name: Marie Adelaide Elizabeth Renée Julia Lowndes
Indexed Name: Mrs Belloc Lowndes
Pseudonym: Philip Curtin
Pseudonym: Elizabeth Rayner
During a career that spanned nearly fifty years from 1889, MBL published journalism, biography, a guidebook, history for children, novels (mostly romances or thrillers), a book about actual crimes, and four late volumes of autobiography. Her books of crime and detection were her most successful. Her list of titles numbers more than seventy.
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When Woolf heard of her death she wrote in her diary of her sense of loss. And now, so quickly, it is gone, what might have been a friendship. Trusty & patient & very sincere—I...
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Her daughter grew up to become the novelist Marie Belloc Lowndes .
She was born in 1868 and was christened Marie Adelaide Julie Elizabeth Renée Belloc (known in the family as Mary).
Banks, Olive. The Biographical Dictionary of British Feminists. New York University Press, 1985.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 240. Gale Research, 2001.
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. I, Too, Have Lived in Arcadia. Macmillan, 1941.
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Elsie Ford dropped her suit against the Daily Mirror when it paid her £350 in damages and published an apology.
But despite the fact that Ford was never legally divorced or remarried, he and...
Belford, Barbara. Violet. Simon and Schuster, 1990.
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This marriage produced in all five children: the first three, all girls, were born within the first three years. According to Marie Belloc Lowndes , EA retained her love and tenderness towards only one of...
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ST 's parents made connections through friendship as remarkable as those made for them by family descent. Her mother was a friend of many writers and intellectuals of both sexes, including Marie Belloc Lowndes ,...
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RB 's vitality, sincerity, and pungent wit gained her the friendship of some of the most notable people of her day.
Her wide circle of friends and acquaintances included Henry James (the two became extremely...
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
By autumn 1896
The Englishwoman, a monthly forum for serious feminist discussion, ceased publication in London.
21 July 1945
Just before the general election, Marie Belloc Lowndes reported that empty houses in London were being requisitioned because of the housing shortage caused by bombing.