Author:William Harrison Ainsworth

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William Harrison Ainsworth
(1805–1882)
19th century English historical novelist
William Harrison Ainsworth

Works[edit]

  • The Rivals, a Serio-Comic Tragedy (under the pseudonym "T. Hall")
  • The Spectre Bride (published in 1821 as The Baron's Bridal; republished anonymously in 1822 as The Spectre Bride)
  • Sir John Chiverton (1826, with John Partington Aston)
  • Rookwood (1834) (transcription project)
  • The Admirable Crichton (1837)
  • Jack Sheppard: A Romance (1839) (external scan)
  • The Tower of London (1840)
  • Guy Fawkes (1841)
  • Old Saint Paul's: A Tale of the Plague and Fire (1841)
  • The Miser's Daughter (1842)
  • Windsor Castle (1843) (external scan)
  • Saint James's (1844)
  • Auriol, published in serial form as Revelations of London (1844) [1]
    • A Night in Rome (external scan) was appended to Auriol in an 1856 edition
  • James the Second (1848)
  • The Lancashire Witches: A Romance of Pendle Forest (1849) (external scan)
  • The Flitch of Bacon (1854)
  • The Star Chamber: An Historical Romance (1854)
  • The Spendthrift (1857)
  • The Life and Adventures of Mervyn Clitheroe (1858)
  • The Combat of the Thirty (1859)
  • Ovingdean Grange: A Tale of the South Downs (1860)
  • The Constable of the Tower (1861)
  • The Lord Mayor of London (1862)
  • Cardinal Pole (1863)
  • John Law (1864)
  • The Spanish Match (1865)
  • The Constable de Bourbon (1866)
  • Old Court (1867)
  • Myddleton Pomfret (1868)
  • Hilary St. Ives (1870)
  • Tower Hill (1871)
  • The South-Sea Bubble (1871)
  • Talbot Harland (1871)
  • Boscobel (1872) (external scan)
  • The Good Old Times (1873)
  • Merry England (1874)
  • The Goldsmith's Wife (1875)
  • Preston Fight; or, The Insurrection of 1715 (1875)
  • The Leaguer of Lathom: A Tale of the Civil War in Lancashire (1876)
  • Chetwynd Calverley: A Tale (1876)
  • The Fall of Somerset (1877)
  • Beatrice Tyldesley (1878)
  • Beau Nash (1879)
  • Stanley Brereton (1881)

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Works about Ainsworth[edit]


Works by this author published before January 1, 1925 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.