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PERSUASION: THE EVOCATION OF A LOST ROMANCE

Abstract submitted for JASNA AGM 2018

I would like to present to the Kansas AGM my contention, set down in Jane and D’Arcy, that Jane Austen’s Persuasion is an allegory based on her own life experience. Persuasion is the sad and lamentable story of a lost love that eventually ends in happiness when the long absent hero returns. Following a series of embarrassing romances and encounters, he eventually reciprocates with a declaration that he has always loved her, giving the story a fairy-tale, happy-ever-after ending.

There is another ending to Jane Austen’s story that was too painful for her to explore. It is her own real-life story in which the hero, forced from her life by the Austen family, never returned. At the very early age of fourteen, Jane fell in love with D’Arcy Wentworth, with whom she had an exciting and eventful love affair. The Austen family, to protect their good name, enforced their separation. Jane was persuaded to abandon her lover and their affair was never to be mentioned again. Continue reading PERSUASION: THE EVOCATION OF A LOST ROMANCE

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The AUTHOR

Wal Walker, a descendant of Darcy, tells his family story of the enduring romance between Jane and Darcy, lifting the veil of secrecy that has hidden their love story for over two hundred years.

Portrait of Wal Walker

Among the many new books written to celebrate the bicentenary of Jane Austen’s death, an unheralded contribution from Australia, Jane & D’Arcy, tells the Wentworth family story, never before made public, of the teenage romance of Jane Austen and D’Arcy Wentworth.

Jane & D’Arcy reveals the story of the enduring love of Jane Austen for the real Mr Darcy, D’Arcy Wentworth. He remained the fixed star in Jane’s firmament, and their enduring romance inspired much of her writing. D’Arcy left England in 1790 for the colony of New South Wales while Jane remained in Steventon, in her father’s rectory. In their separation, in time, their lives blossomed, each within their narrow confines. It was as if their parting gave them the opportunity to fulfil their destiny.

Jane Austen went on to publish and hand to posterity, novels to amaze the whole room. D’Arcy, an Irish surgeon, became a leader in the early colony of New South Wales, and an advocate for the rights of the convicts and emancipists. His eldest son, William Charles, the Native Son, was the liberator of New South Wales from British colonial rule.

Jane & D’Arcy is in two volumes, Folly is Not Always Folly and Such Talent & Such Success. It tells the long hidden story of their romance and adventures. It will move and delight Jane Austen’s readers.

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Persuasion, Jane Austen’s evocation of a lost romance

PERSUASION: THE EVOCATION OF A LOST ROMANCE

Abstract submitted for JASNA AGM 2018

I would like to present to the Kansas AGM my contention, explored in Jane and D’Arcy, that Jane Austen’s Persuasion is an allegory based on her own life experience. It is the sad and lamentable story of a lost love that eventually ends in happiness when the long absent hero returns. Following a series of embarrassing romances and encounters, he eventually reciprocates with a declaration that he has always loved her, giving the story a fairy-tale, happy-ever-after ending.

There is another ending to Jane Austen’s story that was too painful for her to explore. It is her own real-life story in which the hero, forced from her life by the Austen family, never returned. At the very early age of fourteen, Jane fell in love with D’Arcy Wentworth, with whom she had an exciting and eventful love affair. The Austen family, to protect their good name, enforced their separation. Jane was persuaded to abandon her lover and their affair was never to be mentioned again. Continue reading Persuasion, Jane Austen’s evocation of a lost romance

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Index of medical conditions & treatment described by D’Arcy Wentworth in his Medical Notebook

Achilles tendon rupture 105
Aesophagus obstruction 68
Ague 160
Alcohol in Liquors 110
Amputation
Of the breast 137
Of the leg 113
Technique 136, 137
Appendix vermiforis 115
In ourang outang & humans 115
Peritonitis 21, 52, 162, 168, 177
Apoplexy 96, 151, 167
Apthae 45, 112
Arteries 98
Aneurism of the aorta 98
Carotid artery ligature 98
External Iliac 98
Ligature of the arteries 98
Popliteal aneurism 98
Sub clavian aneurism 99
Tibialis anticus aneurism 98, 99
Asthma 64, 65, 147, 178, 179

Baldness 81
Bilious disorders
Bitters, bark, galls, orange peel,
chamomile flowers, wormwood,
gentian, calumbo, cascarilla, myrrh,
Serpentaria 83, 84
Digestion 83
Food 84
Indigestion 82
Nitro-muriatic baths 82
Obstinate vomiting 84
Tonic 83, 84
Biography medical 112
Bladder 171, 174, 176
Bleeding 94
Artery Metatarsal 95
By leeches 161
Cupping 95
Epistaxis 165
Blistering 79
Breathing difficulty 166
Bronchotomy 67, 68
Broncocele 70, 148
Burns and Scalds 2, 45

Cancer 115
Castration 134
Catarrh Chronic 68
Catheters 128
China, state of medicine there 97
Cholera morbus 108
Chronic complaints 155
Colchicum Autumnale
for inflammations 53
Contagion 101
Consumption 182
Convulsions
In adults 89, 114
In children 89, 180
Costiveness
Cathartic electuary 63
Fistula 66
Haemorrhoids 63, 64, 66
Bleeding 175
Obstipation 63
Piles 63
Rectum Prolapsis 66
Rectum ulceration 65
Rectum stricture 63
Ward’s Paste 64
Cow Pox 114
Croup 66
Cupping 137
Cutaneous disorders 77, 153
Chilblains 86, 141, 171
Corns 86, 162
Common eruptions 77
Erysipelas 77, 79
Herpetic eruptions 78
Island Scurvy 78
Lepra 77, 78, 79
Measles 79
Pemphigus 78
Psora 77
Cuticular complaints 153

Delirium Tremens 100
Diabetes 74, 130, 131
Diseased spine 39, 40
Spina Bifida 40
Dislocation
Of ankle & luxatis humeri 85
Of shoulder & the thumb 136
Drops, difference in 104
Dropsy 91, 92
Anasarca 93, 142
Ascites 93, 142, 143, 171, 184
Hydrocephalus 91, 91
Hydrothorax 91, 92, 142, 143, 148-49
Inflammation of kidneys in, 173
Drowning 24
Positioning patient 25
Restoration of life 26
Rules of Royal Humane Society 25
Dysentery 46, 47, 146, 163

Ears
Deafness 60, 61, 62, 170
Discharge from 2, 60
Excoriations behind the ears 60
Puriform discharge from 2
Purulent discharge from 60
Tonia, Spirits of Turpentine 62
Tympanitis 157
Worms 62
Emetics & purging
Cheltenham salts 165
Excellent open powder 160
in children 147
Vomiting, 160
Empyema 70
Epilepsy 39, 139, 140, 143, 159
In children 39
Purging 172
Erysipelas 138

Female Complaints 27
Breasts, induration of 1
Carcinoma Recti et Uteri 27
Inversion of uterus 27
Obstruction of menses 32, 124
Painful menstruation 29, 126
Procidentia Uteri 27
Procedentia Vesica 27
Fever 34, 35
Affusion in fever 35
Bleeding 36
Intermittent fever 36
Treatment 37
Fractures 85
Compound fractures 85
Of cranium 135
Of the neck of the thigh 85, 135
Of the leg 135
Of the Os Humeri 85
Dislocation of the shoulder 136
Dislocation of the thumb 136
Of the ankle 85
Luxation Humeri 85
Fumigation 106
Fungus Haematodes 90

Galvinism 101
Generative organs
Spasmodic stricture 112
Gout  76, 84 109
Exercise 75
Tincture 164
Treatment, 167, 171
Gravel
Renal calculi, 72
Stone in female, 72

Haemoptoe 101
Haemorrage 40,41
Hanging 26
Application of volatiles to nose & mouth 26
Oxygen 26
Stimulants externally 26
Hare lip 137, 138
Head Aches
Concussion: Nausea, Vomiting 80
Giddiness & apoplexy 80
Convulsions 158, 159
Forehead, over one eye 169
Head injuries 80
Periodical 80
Tic Doloreux 87, 88, 154, 169, 176
Heart size 156
Heartburn 153
Hemiplegia 156, 164
Hernia 14, 15
Femoral hernia 16
More frequent on right side 16
Positioning patient 14,15,16
Herpes 42
Of the genitals, 134
Hiccough 158
Hip cases 111
Horses 105
Drugs not to be used 149
Horse exercise for gout 76
Horse exercise for haemorrhoids 156
Hydrocele 41
Hydrophobia 99, 183
Dog bite, 100
Hysteria 28, 29, 164
Bleeding, application of cold 28
Positioning 29
Warm water 29

Icterus 104, 157, 162
Inflammation
Acute 50
Cynanche Tonsillaris & Trachealis 51
Cynanche Maligna 109, 157
Discutient lotion (Alum lotion of
St Bartholomew’s) 105
Dropsy 94
Enteritis 51, 52
Erysipelas 51
Gangrenous wounds 104
Glands, inflammation of 135
Jaundice 157, 162, 163,
Mesenteric affections 164
Mucous membrane of the lungs 51
Periostitis 51
Peripneumonia 51
Pleuritus 52
Pneumonia 51, 52, 161
Rheumatism acute 52, 161
Scrofula 102, 103
Taenia 163
Trachea, chronic inflammation 162
Worms 157

Kidney pain 174

Leeches 106, 107, 108, 147
Liver complaints 102
Hepatitis 52, 104, 164
Icterus 104
Mortification 104
Visceral disease 108
Lumbago 17

Mania 81, 152
Ointment, 164
Marasmus 96
Mental Illness 147
Warm bath, calming effect 147
Mercury
Disease of brain prevents action 134
Mercurial irritations 134
Sore mouth from 138
Midwifery 3
Abortion 4, 6, 31, 122, 123, 124
After delivery 7
After pains 4
Bleeding in parturition
Breast cancer 124
Caesarian successful case, 1817, 4
Childbirth, incidence of difficult cases
Dublin Lying-in Hospital 4
Westminster Dispensary 6
Childbirth incidence of mortality 5
Westminster Dispensary 6
Chapped nipples, *30, *177
Chronic Uterine Haemorrhage 30
Copulation 167
Ergot of Rye 120
Excoriated nipples 33
Extraction of Placenta 3
Face ache in pregnancy 153
Fever, sickness & fainting of pregnancy 34
Fainting in labour 121
Fainting, trembling after delivery 33
False Conception 3
Fluor Albus 29, 125
Foetus in Homine 30
Foetus premature 32
Fromum Lingurae 32
Induration of the breasts 1, 33
Infantile resuscitation 28
Labour, tedious 5
Lying in, swelled leg 168
Menorrhagia 29, 31, 123, 162
Milk abscess 33
Naevi materni 31, 122, 160, 167
Parturition, 31, 32
Phlegmasia Dolens. 3. 5*, *118, 119
Premature Foetus 4
Premature labour 29
Prolapsus Uteri 167
Prurigo 126
Puerperal Convulsions 3, 120
Puerperal Fever 1, 6, 28, 32, 120
Puerperal Haemorrhage 28
Puerperal peritonitis 4, 119, 177
Pulse in children 126
Quickening 5
Retroverted uterus 6
Rupture of uterus 6, 7, 159
Sleepiness 126
Sloughing of bladder 131
Statistics 30
Still born children 121
Tedious labour 32, 121
Tender nipples 123
Turning the foetus 7, 122
Twin Cases 5, 121
Urine incontinence after labour 72
Uterine Haemorrhage 5
Chronic 5, 117, 118
Vomiting in pregnancy 6
Mortification 104, 111

Nerves 166
Noli me Tangere 141

Observations on Food 88
Occupational health
cotton manufacture, mortality 173
manufacturies, 173
Opiate friction 111
Ophthalmia
Acute 1
Amaurosis 56, 57, 58
Belladonna 58
Cataract 58, 59
Diseased eyelids 55
Diseased lining of the eye 55
Encysted Tumours of Lids 59
Eversion of the Cilia 57
Hordeolum 59
Opacity of the Cornea 55
Ophthalmic contagion 57
Ophthalmia, Simp. 58
Purulent ophthalmia in children 57
Scrofulous ophthalmia 58
Rheumatic ophthalmia 56, 57
Treatment 54, 109.
Ulcers of the Cornea 59
Vitreous Humour 58
Oxygen 105

Pain 166
Palsy 151
Paralysis 89, 90
Galvanism 90
Paraplegia 89, 90
Purging 172
Perspiration 154
Phthisis 11
Change of air 13
Chronic Catarrh 65
and consumption 182
Digitalis 11
Haemoptoe 101
Nocturnal perspirations 13, 182
Oedema of the feet 193
Old phthisical coughs 13
Treatment 164, 181, 182
Uncommon in hot climate 13
Plague 114, 155
Poisons
Alkalies 21
Arsenic 19, 20, 22, 24, 141, 147, 176
Carbonic Vapour 22
Corrosion of Stomach 21
Corrosive sublimate 141
Muriate of Tin 21
Nitrate of Silver 21
Opium 19, 20, 22, 23, 24
Poisonous mushrooms 23
Salts of Lead & Barytes 21
Sublimate 23,
Vegetable Poisons 20
Prescribing drops, different drugs 104
Croton 166
Prostate Gland disease of 129
Pulse in children 126

Rheumatism 16, 17, 18
Acute 155, 167, 168, 173
Chronic 158, 165, 172
Enlarged joints Chlorine baths 84
Liniment 173
Of the hip 151
Rhubarb 172

Scarlatina 37, 38, 154
In children 28
Prevention 151
Sciatica 86
Sedatives
Seidlitz powder 185
Smallpox & Cowpox vaccines 114
Variola 171
Spasms 114
Convulsions, 114
Chorea Sancti Vita 115
Specific Caloric 102
Spine 149, 150
Stomach complaints 143, 144
Diarrhea 45, 46
In children 146
Chronic diarrhea 47, 146, 162
Stomach Ache 169
Hiccough 158
Indigestion 144
Irritable stomach 183, 184,
Pains of stomach 144
Pyrosis 70, 164
Syncope anginosa 113

Tape worm 148
Tetanus 2, 48, 49, 50, 103, 174
Tinea Capitis 42, 145
Tonic
Nitrate of Silver 165
Tonsils
Diseased 106
Enlarged 105
Typhus 2, 3, 34, 35
Salivation 36
Report 36
Retention of urine 127
Treatment 37

Ulcers 50, 110, 140
Phagedonic (tropical) ulcer 110
Putridity 111
Urinary disorders 74
Bladder puncturing 73
Catarrhus Vesico 129, 171
Diuretic 131
Flatus 152
Gravel 130, 131
Haemorrhoids 156,
bleeding 175
Inflammation of bladder 131
Irritable bladder 127, 130, 174, 176
Lithotomy 113
Pain in bladder & urethra 74
Piles 172
Prostate gland, disease of 129
Puncturing the bladder 128
Stone in bladder 129
Stricture of the urethra 131, 174
Urine 132
Urine incontinence 73
Urine retention 72, 73
Urine suppression 74

Venereal Complaints 176
Castration 134
Chordee 132
Sloughing Phagodena 132
Gonorrhea 1
Acute 51
Gonorrheal ophthalmy 8
Inflammation 133
Irritable bladder 127
Prevention
Treatment 184
Syphilis 7
Antispasmodic medicine 9
Caustic 9
Chancre 10
Eruptions being tubercular 7
Infants from mother 7
Salivating 8
Strictures 8, 11
Syphilitic eruptions 10, 134
Testes diseases of 10, 116.
Tinctures 8
Ulceration 181

Warm baths 147

Weight of parts of the Human Body 97
(W)Hooping Cough 68, 69, 155
Treatment, 178
Tussis Convulsiva 70
Wounds 50
From dissection 141

Yellow Fever 38, 114…

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Eighteenth century medical journals referenced in D’Arcy Wentworth’s Medical Notebook

A Practical Physician  90
Edinburgh Medical & Surgical Journal  2, 3, 8, 20, 28, 65, 77, 111, 131
Johnson’s Journal (April 1827) 133, 135
London Medical & Physical Journal  5. 12. 16. 19. 20. 24. 30. 31. 40, 42, 43, 44, 46, 49, 52, 53, 56, 57. 58. 60. 63. 64. 66. 67, 68, 72, , 73, 76, 77, 80, 81, 86, 87, 88, 95, 98 (1812), 99, 100, 101, 105, 106, 107, 113, 114, 115, 119, 120 (No.291), 122, 126, 130, 131, 133, 134, 136. 137. 138, 140. 142, 144, 151, 153, 154, 155, 157, 158, 163, 165, 166, 167
London Medical Repository  20, 41
London Medical Gazette, or Journal of Practical Medicine  159, 167 (no. 41), 170 (No.123), 171, 171(73),179(186),
Medical Guide  34, 44, 64, 69
Nouveau Journal de Médicine, Chirurgie, Pharmacie, etc. Paris. 86
Quarterly Review  97
Reece’s Medical Guide  124, 147, 165
The Dublin Medical Press, a Weekly Journal of Medicine & Medical Affairs  102
The Lancet  123, 129, 130, 131, 132, 147, 148, 150, 160, 168, 171(293),173, 176,
Transactions of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London  4. 4.30. 35. 90, 98, 103, 115, 172139, 163 (vol 2)
Transactions of the Association of Fellows & Licentiates of the King’s & Queen’s College of Physicians in Ireland (1818) 7. 36. 37. 78. 92. 92. 94. 166…

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Eighteenth Century Medical Practitioners Referenced by D’Arcy Wentworth in his Medical Notebook

Abercrombie, Dr. 96, 167, 169
Abernethy, Mr. 136, 137, 176
Adams, Dr. 39, 114
Adams, Mr. Ceylon 1. 12.
Addington, Mr, 24
Ager, Dr. 23
Allan, Mr. Edinburgh 152
Armstrong, Dr. Edinburgh 2, 28, 40, 120, 146, 155
Atkinson, Dr. Kilham 4
Averill, Mr. Cheltenham 141
Ayne, Dr. 74, 96
Babington, Dr, 22
Bacot, Mr. 175
Badely, Dr. Chelmsford 39
Baillie, Dr. 90, 90, 98, 112, 139, 143, 146, 169
Baillie, Mr. 74
Balfour, Dr. Edinburgh 13, 17, 84
Bancroft, Dr. 38
Bardsley, Dr. 18, 70, 90,
Bardsley, Dr. Manchester 171
Barlow, Dr. 164
Barnes, Mr. Exeter 72
Bateman, Dr. 7, 77
Beattie, Dr. 156
Beddoes, Dr. 12, 103, 112, 112
Bedingfield, Mr. Bristol 39, 131, 132, 158
Bell, Mr Charles, 70, 74, 90, 98, 124, 166
Bertrand, Mr. 69
Bessborough, Dr. 75
Biet, M. 101
Bishop, Mr. 108
Black, Dr. 102
Blane, Sir Gilbert, 76, 90, 93, 102,114, 117, 155
Blair, Mr. 68
Blumenbach, Professor 167
Blundell, Dr. 121, 122, 153
Bostock, Dr. 22
Boyle, Mr. Middlesex Hospital 124
Bradley, Dr. 32
Braithwaite, Mr. Lancaster 38
Brande, Mr. 110
Bree, Dr. 65
Brennan, Dr. 4.
Bright, Dr. 173
Brodie, Mr. 23, 176
Brown, Dr. New York  162, 177
Budd, Dr. 23
Buchan, Dr. 76
Burns, Mr. 3. 3. 6. 6. 7. 29. 33. 33. 38, 42, 45, 45, 67, 89
Burrowes, Dr. 153
Bush, Mr. Frome 140
Buxton, Dr. 13
Callow, Dr. 183, 184
Campbell, Dr. Lecturer 119
Carlisle, Mr. 94
Carmichael, Mr. 7, 10, 115, 134
Carpine, Mr. 73
Cayley, Dr. Ripon 63, 99
Chamberlain, Mr. 62
Chapman, Professor. Philadelphia 129, 145, 171, 172
Chevalier, Mr. 106, 174
Cheyne, Dr. 96
Churchill, Mr. 173
Chutterbuck, Dr. 149
Coleman, Professor. 149
Conquest, Dr. 123
Cosgrove, Dr. Kew 161
Crawford, Dr. 84
Crichton, Dr. Russia 64
Christie, Mr. 47
Clannry, Dr. Sunderland 42
Clarke, Dr Daniel, 126
Clarke, Dr. Dublin 118
Clarke, Dr. London 66, 125
Clarke, Dr. Nottingham  92
Clarke, Sir Charles, 21, 118, 125
Clarke, Mr G., 27
Collins, Dr. Swansea 6. 159
Collins, Mr. Coventry 5. 32.
Conquest, Dr. 121
Cooper, Sir Astley, 15, 16, 40, 51, 85, 98, 129, 135, 135, 136
Copeland, Mr. 40, 63, 65
Cornish, Mr. Falmouth 67
Crampton, Dr. Dublin 51, 92, 145
Croft, Mr. 4
Cross, Dr. Glasgow 49
Crowther, Mr. 81
Cunning, Dr. 2, 35, 36, 41, 46, 104, 111
Currie, Dr. 3
Curtis, Mr, Surgeon Aurist 2.
Darwall, Dr. Birmingham 166
Dashwood, Mr. Beccles 49
Daubenton, Mr. 84
Davies, Mr. Piccadilly  17, 18
Davis, Dr, 118, 177
Davis, Mr. London 84
Davy, Sir Humphrey. 112
Denman, Dr. 5, 5, 32.
Dewar, Dr. Edinburgh 50
Dickens, Dr. 49
Dorsie, Mr. Philadelphia 98
Duncan, Dr. Jnr. 77, 125
Earle, Mr Henry. 72, 73, 138
Earnest, Mr. Sheffield 45, 78
Edgell, Mr. Bristol 52
Edmonstone, Mr. 57
Elliotson, Dr. 142, 146, 160, 177
Esquiral, Mr. 81
Eyre, Mrs. Buckinghamshire 86
Falconer, Dr. 111
Ferguson, D. 47
Field, Mr. Christ’s Hospital 66
Firth, Dr. 52
Fodéré, Professor. Strasbourg 1.
Foquier, Dr. 90
Fosbrooke, Mr. Cheltenham 170
Fothergill, Dr. 32, 70, 108
Freake, Mr. 109
Fulneck, Mr Waiblinger. Leeds 105
Gaitskill, Dr. Rotherhithe 151
Gamage, Dr. 70
Geoghegan, Mr. 16
Gerrard, Dr. Liverpool 58
Girdlestone, Dr. 78
Gonfil, M. Paris 120
Gooch, Dr. 117, 121
Good, Mr Mason, 105, 167, 168,
Goodlad, Mr. Bury 102
Gorham, Dr. 48
Gower, High Wycomb 180
Granville, Dr. 32, 122, 164
Grattan, Dr. Dublin 51
Grattan, Dr Richard, 37
Grindlestone, Dr. 113
Grove, Mr. Clerkenwell 26
Guy, Mr. Chichester 99
Haden, Mr. Derby 53
Hall, Dr. 104
Hamilton, Dr. 2. 5. 12, 46, 52, 90
Hamilton, Mr. Ipswich 38, 84
Hamilton-Clarke, Dr. 7
Harrup, Mr. Chobham 43, 52
Haygarth, Dr. 17
Heberden, Dr. 39, 47, 113.
Hey, Mr. Leeds 6.
Higginbottom, Mr. 138
Highmore, Mr. Sherborne
Hill, Mr. Chester 154
Home, Sir Everard, 76, 80, 112
Hosack, Dr. 41
Howard, Mr. 110
Howship, Mr. 49, 127, 128, 129
Hugo, Mr. Crediton 6. 7.
Hume, Mr. 19, 147
Hume, Mr Joseph, 141
Hunter, Mr John. 10, 112
Hutchinson, Dr. 98
Hutchinson, Mr. 122, 154
Hutchinson, Mr. Deal 137
Huxham, Dr. 47
Inadri, Dr. Naples 70
Jackson, Dr. 87, 141
Jacobi, Dr. 69
Jarrold, Dr. 102
Jenkins, Mr. 18
Jenkinson, Mr. Oxford 87
Jenner, Dr. 164
Johnson, Dr. 17, 46, 64, 79, 79, 82,
Johnson, Dr James, 119 (April 1827), 132, 144, 156, 161, 162
Jones, Mr. Liverpool 145
Kennedy, Dr. 126
Kerrison, Mr. 87, 88
Kingslake, Dr. 11, 15. 40, 41, 76
Kirby, Mr. Dublin 64, 98
Knox, Dr. 62
Lallemand, Mr. 88
Larrey, Baron. 50, 58
Latham, Dr. 48, 50, 68, 131
Lawrence, Mr. 31, 68, 132, 174, 175
Leslie, Dr. Bombay 87
Lettsman, Dr. 5, 26
Lignum, Mr. Manchester 75
Little, Mr, Plymouth 16
Lizars, Professor, 51
Locher, Dr. Zurich 4.
Lodge, Mr, Preston 3. 36.
Lowry, Dr. Falmouth 76
Lurrey, Baron. 172
Lynn, Mr. 49
M’Divatt, Mr. 179
MacIlwain, Mr. 174
Mackinnon, Dr. Edinburgh 160
Maclean, Dr. 73
Macleod, Dr. 126
Mahon, Dr. 28
Majendie, Mr. 84
Mansford, Mr. 13
Manson, Dr. Nottingham 148
Mantrell, Mr. 76
Mapleson, Mr. 95, 137
Marcet, Dr. FRS. 22, 70, 130
Marcus, Dr. 70
Merriman, Dr. 27, 28
Merveilleux, Mr. 73
Meyer, Dr. Minden 4
Mills, Dr. Dublin 2. 36
Mitchell, Dr. New York 2
Mossman, Dr. 11, 109
Morrison, Dr. 49, 103
Nelson, Lord. 156
Newnham, Mr. 3
O’Brien, Dr. 151
North, Mr. 159
Okes, Mr. Cambridge
Orfila, Mr, 20, 21, 141
Osborne, Dr. 162
Otto, Mr. 78
Page. M. Orleans 97
Paris, Dr. 109
Park, Dr. 83
Parkinson, Dr. London 1.
Parry, Dr. Bath 113, 138
Paul, Dr. Elgin 142
Pearson, Mr. 8
Pearson, Dr George. 18, 87, 178
Pemberton, Dr. 47, 108
Percival, Dr Edward. 36
Perry, Mr. Bristol 100, 103
Pettigrew, Mr. 183
Philips, Dr. Andover 50
Physick, Dr. USA 104
Polane, Sir Gilbert 19, 36
Portal, M. 103
Pott, Mr Percivall 40, 112
Price, Mr. 161
Pritchard, Dr. Bristol 2.
Proudfoot, Mr. Beccles 117
Ramadge, Dr. 183
Ramsbottom, Dr. 5.
Ramsden, Mr. 10, 116
Rayner, Mr. Wakefield 7.
Reece, Dr. 43, 63, 81, 145, 146, 146,
Reid, Dr. 37, 48, 147
Richerand, M. 134
Ring, Mr. 41, 46, 75, 78, 87, 108, 112, 113
Robertson, Dr. W. 9, 51, *58, 92
Robertson, Mr. Edinburgh 8, 68, 79, 112
Rodman, Dr. Paisley 4, 32
Roget, Dr. 24
Rush, Dr. Philadelphia 5. 31. 39.
Sandamore, Dr. 75
Sanders, Mr. 109
Saunders, Dr. 104
Scarpa, Professor, 57, 59,*98,
Scudamore, Dr. 16
Shaw, Dr. 11
Shaw, Mr. Middlesex Hospital 141
Shepherd, Mr. New York 23
Simmons, Mr. Manchester 44, 103, 113, 115
Simpson, Mr. Deal 111
Sims, Mr. 137
Smellie, Dr. 5.
Smyth, Mr. 33
Southam, Dr. Buckinghamshire 4. 77
Southey, Dr. 11
Stansfield, Mr. Leeds 85
Spark, Dr. 5. 32
Stevenson, Mr. 1,58
Stewart, Dr. 29
Stoker, Dr. 37
Stone, Dr. 22
Storer, Dr. Nottingham 138
Sutcliffe, Mr. London 3. 69.
Sutherland, Mr. 109
Sutton, Dr. 13, 100
Swann, Mr. Lincoln 60
Taunton, Mr. 14, 49
Temple, Dr. 18, 52, 93
Temple, Sir William, 74
Thomson, Mr. London 24
Thornton, Dr J.R. 26
Tierney, Sir Mathew 160
Travers, Mr. 170
Trotter, Dr. 130
Trowbridge, Dr. America 106
Tytler, Dr. 99
Underwood, Dr, 147
Vance, Mr. Haslar 63
Veitch, Dr. 74
Wadd, Mr. 8
Waldon, Dr. Bodmin 3.
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NEWS

Melbourne Launch, Such Talent 

Such Talent & Such Success was launched in Melbourne at Avenue Books, Albert Park, on Monday 25 September.

Author Talk Bathurst

On Saturday, 19 April at 2.00pm, Wal Walker gave a talk about Jane & D’Arcy at the Bathurst Library.

Author Talk Buderim

On Friday 4 August, Wal Walker gave an author talk in the sunny courtyard of Books of Buderim.

Sydney Launch, Such Talent 

On 28 July 2017, at 10.00am, Such Talent & Such Success was officially launched in the Great Hall of the University of Sydney. Pro Chancellor Dorothy Hoddinott welcomed Jane Austen lovers, students and staff, Wentworth family and friends and visitors, and invited former Chancellor of the University and former New South Wales Governor,  Professor the Hon. Dame Marie Bashir, to launch the second and final volume of Jane & D’Arcy.

Author Talks

At 5.30pm, 18 July 2017, the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen in Winchester, author Wal Walker gave a talk at the Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, entitled
Jane & D’Arcy : Fact or Fiction.

At 6.30pm, 20 July 2017,  he spoke about Jane & D’Arcy at the Leichhardt Library, 7-15 Wetherill Street, Leichhardt.

Melbourne Launch, Folly

Folly was launched in Melbourne on Monday 15th May 2017 at Readings in Hawthorn.  It was attended by Wentworth family and friends, Jane Austen lovers and a descendant of her brother Charles.

Canberra Launch. Folly

Folly was launched in Canberra, the National Capital, at Paperchain Bookstore, Manuka, on Friday 12th May 2017.  It was attended by Wentworth family members and Jane Austen lovers and aficionados, who had a range of questions.

Sydney Launch, Folly

On 7 April 2017, Folly is not always Folly was officially launched by Professor the Hon. Dame Marie Bashir, the former Governor of New South Wales, at Parliament House in Sydney, the house D’Arcy built as part of the Rum Hospital, where he lived for some years. The launch was attended by over sixty of his descendants, and friends.

 

 

 

 

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I assure you that she did

Link to the original article: The Guardian – 24 November 2016

An article in The Guardian on 24 November 2016 stated there was no evidence that Jane Austen ever visited Wentworth Woodhouse in South Yorkshire.

Wal Walker’s reply in The Guardian – 27 November 2016

In April 2017, Folly is not Always Folly, the first volume of Jane & D’Arcy, will be published in Sydney, with the second volume, Such Talent & Such Success, to follow later in the year.

Jane & D’Arcy is D’Arcy Wentworth’s family story, written by one of his descendants. Folly is not Always Folly recounts her meetings with William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, the 4th Earl Fitzwilliam of Wentworth Woodhouse, and her visit there, the date and the occasion.

Jane & D’Arcy will offer a key to much of Jane Austen’s writing, and the powerful emotional songlines that thread across her writings, which even today remain largely unexplored.