Author Information At the Circulating Library

Author: William Harrison Ainsworth (1805–1882)

Alternate Name(s): Will Brown (pseudonym)

Biography: Editor of Bentley's Miscellany (1839–41, 1854–68), Ainsworth's Magazine (1842–45), and New Monthly Magazine (1845–70). See entry in DNB or Sutherland.

References: DNB; NCBEL; Sutherland; Vann; Wolff

Titles:

  1. Sir John Chiverton: A Romance.  1 vol.  London: John Ebers, 1826.
  2. Rookwood: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1834.
  3. Crichton.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1837.
  4. Jack Sheppard: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1839.
  5. The Tower of London: A Historical Romance.  1 vol.  London: Bentley, 1840.
  6. Guy Fawkes: or, The Gunpowder Treason. An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1841.
  7. Old Saint Paul's: A Tale of the Plague and the Fire.  3 vol.  London: Hugh Cunningham, 1841.
  8. The Miser's Daughter.  3 vol.  London: Routledge, 1843.
  9. Windsor Castle: An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1843.
  10. Saint James's: or, The Court of Queen Anne.  3 vol.  London: John Mortimer, 1844.
  11. The Lancashire Witches: A Romance of Pendle Forest.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1848.
  12. James the Second: or, The Revolution of 1688. An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1848.
  13. The Star-Chamber: An Historical Romance.  2 vol.  London: Routledge, 1854.
  14. The Flitch of Bacon: or, The Custom of Dunmow.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1854.
  15. The Spendthrift: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1857.
  16. Mervyn Clitheroe.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1858.
  17. Ovingdean Grange: A Tale of the South Downs.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1860.
  18. The Constable of the Tower: An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1861.
  19. The Lord Mayor of London: or, City Life in the Last Century.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1862.
  20. Cardinal Pole: or, The Days of Philip and Mary. An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1863.
  21. John Law, the Projector.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1864.
  22. The Spanish Match: or, Charles Stuart at Madrid.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1865.
  23. Auriol: or, The Elixir of Life.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1865.
  24. The Constable de Bourbon.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1866.
  25. Old Court: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1867.
  26. Myddleton Pomfret.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1868.
  27. Hilary St. Ives.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1870.
  28. The South Sea Bubble: A Tale of the Year 1720.  1 vol.  London: John Dicks, 1871.
  29. Boscobel: or, The Royal Oak. A Tale of the Year 1651.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1872.
  30. The Good Old Times: The Story of the Manchester Rebels of '45.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1873.
  31. Merry England: or, Nobles and Serfs.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1874.
  32. The Goldsmith's Wife: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1875.
  33. Preston Fight: or, The Insurrection of 1715.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1875.
  34. Chetwynd Calverley: A Tale.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1876.
  35. The Leaguer of Lathom: A Tale.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1876.
  36. The Fall of Somerset: A Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1877.
  37. Beatrice Tyldesley.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1878.
  38. Beau Nash: or, Bath in the 18th Century.  3 vol.  London: Routledge, 1879.
  39. Stanley Brereton.  3 vol.  London: Routledge, 1881.