Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1811/00/00 Born Born
1840/07/06 As the death-bell begins to toll at St Sepulchre for Courvoisier, the crowd changes: I don't know if it was the bell I heard - but a dreadful quick feverish kind of jangling noise mingled with the noise of the people, and lasted two minutes. WMT Witness St Sepulchre-without-Newgate London
1842/00/00 William Thackeray stays at The Shelbourne hotel for six and eight pence a day. Writing in his Irish Sketch Book, Thackeray finds the hotel "majestically conducted by clerks and other officers". Guest The Shelbourne Dublin Dublin
1846/00/00 William Makepeace Thackeray takes a home on Young St from 1846 to 1854. Home William M Thackeray House London
1846/00/00 William Thackeray writes "Vanity Fair" in Kensington, London. Author Vanity Fair (book) William M Thackeray House London
1847/01/01 The serialization of Thackeray's "Vanity Fair" in 20 pamphlets begins. Sold in pictorial printed yellow wrappers, the booklets, feature engraved plate covers and wood-engraved illustrations in the text by the author. Author Vanity Fair (book)
1852/00/00 During a visit to the Prescott Home, William Thackeray sees the Prescott and Linzee Swords from the Battle of Bunker Hill in the library. He wrote about them in the opening lines of his novel The Virginians. Visitor Headquarters House Boston
1854/12/00 "The Rose and the Ring" is published Author The Rose and the Ring
1863/00/00 Dies Dies

2 Creative Works by William Makepeace Thackeray »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Vanity Fair (book) Author Book 1847/01/01
  • 1000 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
The Rose and the Ring Author Book 1854/12/00
  • 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up

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