|HISTORIAN, NOVELIST, TRAVEL WRITER (ENGLAND)|
BORN 4 Dec 1806, Beverley, Yorkshire - DIED 26 Nov 1862, London: Upper Montagu Street|
GRAVE LOCATION London: Kensal Green Cemetery, Harrow Road, Kensal Green (058/2 (17492))
Julia Pardoe was the daughter of Major Thomas Pardoe, a Waterloo veteran. She was interested in literature from an early age and her first volume of poems was published when she was fourteen years old. She was bright and animated. She travelled widely and developed a vast knowledge of the East. She wrote novels as well as travel books. Together with the artist William Henry Bartlett she produced "The Beauties of the Bosphorus" (1839).
Works: "The City of the Sultan" (1836); "Romance of the Harem" (1839); "Confessions of a Pretty Woman" (1846); "Louis XIV And The Court Of France" (1847); "The Court And Reign Of Francis I" (1849).
Browning, D.C. (editor), Dictionary of Literary biography, Dent, London, 1958
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