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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Edward Gilliat

Author: Edward Gilliat (1841–1915)

Biography: The Rev. Edward Gilliat was born in 1841 in Horncastle, Lincolnshire. He attended Pembroke College, Oxford, and took holy orders in the Church of England. Gilliat worked as a schoolmaster first at Westminster then at Harrow where he spent thirty years. In addition, he wrote several novels and other nonfictional works. He married and had five daughters and one son (who died in the Great War). Gilliat died at Bath in 1915 after being struck by a motor-car.

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References: British Census (1891, 1901); School World (February 1916); Times (13 December 1915)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Asylum Christi: A Story of the Dragonnades.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1877.
  2. On the Wolds.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1879.
  3. Under the Downs.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1882.
  4. Forest Outlaws: or, Saint Hugh and the King.  1 vol.  London: Seeley, 1887.
  5. John Standish: or, The Harrowing of London.  1 vol.  London: Seeley, 1889.
  6. Dorothy Dymoke: A Story of the Pilgrimage of Grace, 1536.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1891.
  7. Velveteens: A Norfolk Story.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1893.
  8. In Lincoln Green: A Merrie Tale of Robin Hood.  1 vol.  London: Seeley, 1897.
  9. The King's Reeve and How He Supped with his Master.  1 vol.  London: Seeley, 1898.
  10. Wolf's Head: A Story of the Prince of Outlaws.  1 vol.  London: Seeley, 1899.
  11. God Save King Alfred.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1901.