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Mrs Henry Wood

Mrs. Henry Wood (1814-1887) was an English novelist. Born in Worcester, she married Henry Wood--a banker and merchant--in 1836, moving with him to the South of France. After twenty years abroad, they returned with their children to England, where Wood supported the family with her writing. Throughout her career, she published over thirty novels, including East Lynne (1861) and The Channings (1862). In 1867, she purchased Argosy , an English magazine she would edit and publish for the next...See more