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Malet, Lucas, 1852-1931



  • Existence: 1852 - 1931

biographical statement

Her A counsel of perfection, 1888: t.p. (Lucas Malet)

NUC pre-56 (hdg.: Harrison, Mary St. Leger (Kingsley) 1852-1931; usage: Lucas Malet, Lucas Malet (Mrs. Mary St. Leger Harrison))

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)

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)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

In memoriam, Ernest D. Chesterfield / by Lucas Malet

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233604468]
Identifier: MSS 8149
Scope and Contents

Manuscript of short story written by Lucas Malet in the form of a eulogy memorializing Ernest D. Chesterfield. The manuscript is eleven pages, and is not dated.

Dates: Date not identified