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us: Malet, Lucas, 1852-1931

  • [Lucas Malet (1852-1931) was an English novelist. Her real name was Mary St. Leger Kingsley Harrison.]
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    • us: Harrison, Mary St. Leger, 1852-1931
    • us: Harrison, Mary St. Leger Kingsley, 1852-1931
    • us: Kinglsey, Mary St. Leger, 1852-1931
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    • Birth Place

        Eversley, Hampshire, England
    • Death Place

        Tenby, Wales
    • Associated Local

        London, England
    • Associated Local

        Clovelly, England
    • Associated Local

        Montreux, Switzerland
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Slade School of Fine Art
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          (itoamc) Novelists
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        • found: Her A counsel of perfection, 1888: t.p. (Lucas Malet)
        • found: NUC pre-56 (hdg.: Harrison, Mary St. Leger (Kingsley) 1852-1931; usage: Lucas Malet, Lucas Malet (Mrs. Mary St. Leger Harrison))
        • found: Literary encycl., via WWW, May 29, 2013 (Lucas Malet; pen name of Mary St Leger Kingsley Harrison; daughter of Charles Kingsley; attended Slade School in 1870s; married her father's curate, William Harrison, in 1876; separated in 1890s; novelist; converted in Catholicism in 1901; moved to Switzerland; d. 1931)
        • found: Oxford dict. of national biography, via WWW, May 29, 2013 (Mary St Leger Harrison, nee Kingsley; novelist; b. June 4, 1852 in Eversley, Hampshire; parents: Charles Kingsley and Frances Eliza Grenfell; studied at Slade School of Fine Art under Edward Poynter; m. 1876 to Revd William Harrison; lived in Clovelly, Devon; wrote under pseudonym Lucas Malet; converted to Catholicism in 1902; travelled extensively; lived in London during first World War; moved to Montreux; d. Oct. 27, 1931 in Tenby, Pembrokeshire; known for novels Colonel Enderby's Wife, The Wages of Sin, and The History of Sir Richard Calmady)
      • LC Classification

        • PR4759.H42
      • General Notes

        • [Lucas Malet (1852-1931) was an English novelist. Her real name was Mary St. Leger Kingsley Harrison.]
      • Change Notes

        • 1988-02-22: new
        • 2013-06-06: revised
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