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Barbara Cartland (Barbara McCorquodale)

Dame Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland was an English author, one of the most prolific authorsof the 20th century.

Career

  • A Virgin in Mayfair

    Escape from Passion

    A Fugitive From Love

    Loved for Himself

    The Dawn of Love

    The Scent of Roses

    The Fragrant Flower

    A Marriage Made in Heaven

    Forced to Marry

    The Complacent Wife

    The Call of the Highlands

    In the arms of love

    Looking for Love

    The Waltz of Hearts

    A Very Special Love

    Two Hearts in Hungary

    Diona and a Dalmatian

    The Windmill of Love

    The Enchanted Moment

    Elizabethan Lover

    In Love in Lucca)

    A Gentleman in Love

    A King in Love

    The Dream Within

    The Duke Comes Home

    The Explosion of Love

    Winged Magic

    A Witch’s Spell

    The Wonderful Dream

Major achievements

  • In 1978 Cartland released 'An Album Of Love Songs' through State Records, the album featured Cartland performing a series of popular standards with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, including 'I'll Follow My Secret Heart' and 'A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square'.
  • In 1983 Cartland wrote 23 novels, and holds the Guiness World Record for the most novels written in a single year.

Membership

  • National Association Health (founder, president 1965)

  • Oxfam (vice president).

Connections

  • father: Bertram Cartland - officer
  • mother: Mary Hamilton Scobell
  • Husband: Alexander George McCorquodale - officer
  • Daughter: Raine McCorquodale
  • Son: Ian McCorquodale
  • Husband: Hugh McCorquodale
Barbara Cartland
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Born July 9, 1901
Died May 21, 2000
(aged 98)

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  • Full name, name spelling variants, pseudonym
    • Barbara McCorquodale
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    • United States
    • England
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  • School
    • The Alice Ottley School
    • Malvern Girls' College
    • Abbey House
  • College/University
    • England
  • Career
    • TV personality (2 lecture tours)
  • Major Achievements
    • being listed in Guiness Book of Records as having sold largest number of books in world, 750 million by 1999.
    • In 1983 Cartland wrote 23 novels, and holds the Guiness World Record for the most novels written in a single year.
    • In 1978 Cartland released 'An Album Of Love Songs' through State Records, the album featured Cartland performing a series of popular standards with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, including 'I'll Follow My Secret Heart' and 'A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square'.
  • Awards
    • Decorated Dame Order of Brit. Empire
    • recipient Bishop Wright Air Industry award for contribution to devel. aviation
    • named Woman of Year by National Home Furnishings Association
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  • Relatives
    • Polly
    • Bertram
    • Hugh McCorquodale
    • Alexander George McCorquodale
    • Bertram Cartland
    • Ian McCorquodale
    • Raine McCorquodale
    • Mary Hamilton Scobell
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