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26 September) Edward Dickens sails for Australia. (October) Henry Dickens begins his studies at Cambridge. Death of Frederick Dickens, brother of CD. (6 October) CD begins a farewell tour with seventy-two readings in England, Scotland and Ireland. (I4 November) CD reads 'Sikes and Nancy' for the first time to an invited audience of friends. (5 January) First public reading of 'Sikes and Nancy' 1869 takes place. (20 April) The series of readings begun in October is abandoned after CO's collapse.

His wife was born Mary Culliford. 19 20 A Dickens Companion BARRow, ELizABETH (1789-1863), maiden name of Mrs John Dickens, CD's mother (see Elizabeth Dickens). BEADNELL, MARIA (later Mrs Henry Winter) was CD's first love. He met her in 1829 when he was seventeen, became infatuated with her, and often visited the family home in Lombard Street next to the bank where her father, George Beadnell, was manager. Her parents, unimpressed by the young man's prospects, dispatched her to Paris to finish her education (probably late in 183 1); when she returned, her behaviour towards him was distinctly cooler, but the relationship dragged on until 1833, when he resigned himself to failure and gave her up (on 13 May 1833 he wrote: 'I never have loved and I never can love any human creature breathing but yourself').

Cranford appeared in eight parts published at irregular intervals (I851-3), and her 'industrial novel' North and South was serialized in 1854-5, immediately following CD's own exercise in the same sub-genre, HT. This last work involved her in a certain amount of disagreement with CD: she objected to his editorial interference, refusing to allow what she had written to be subjected to revision '"even by Mr Dickens"' (who quoted her phrase in a letter of 24 March I855); for his part he was not surprised that her story caused the sales of the magazine to fall and confessed to finding it, 'so divided, wearisome in the last degree' ( r 4 October 1854).

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