August 2, 2014 § Leave a comment
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Gloria, Glory, Vina?
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Glorvina O’Dowd (called “Glory” by her brother) is Major O’Dowd’s unmarried sister in Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray (published in 1847-48, but set in the 1810s-20s).