About a hundred and thirty years ago, when the third
George, whom our grandfathers knew in his blind dotage,
was a young and sturdy bridegroom; when old Q., whom
1810 found peering fro...
Stanley J. Weyman (pronounced Wyman), best known as a writer of historical romances, enjoyed his greatest popularity during the decades before and after the turn of the century. Known as "the English ...
Historical fiction of the late nineteenth century was characteristically romance of the cloak-and-sword school, and perhaps no author's work typified this form as well as the stories and novels of Sta...