Lorna

September 13, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Invented by English author Richard Doddridge Blackmore for his 1869 novel, Lorna DooneThe character was a descendant of the Earl of Lorne, a Scottish nobleman.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Um . . . Lori, maybe? Stuff like that?

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Lorna Doone (Dugal), the titular fair maiden who captures simple John Ridd’s heart in Lorna Doone, by R.D. Blackmore (written in 1869, set in the 1670s-1680s).

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