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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Henry Milton

Author: Henry Milton (1784–1850)

Biography: Henry Milton was born in 1784, the son of the Rev. William Milton. His sister was novelist Fanny Trollope. At a young age he entered the civil service and worked in the war office. He, like many of his relatives, wrote fiction, producing two novels Rivalry (1840) and Lady Cecilia Farrencourt (1845). He died in 1850 in London.

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References: R. H. Super, The Chronicler of Barsetshire: A Life of Anthony Trollope (U of Michigan P, 1988)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Rivalry.  3 vol.  London: John Ollivier, 1840.
  2. Lady Cecilia Farrencourt.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1845.