Elizabeth Byrd Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Elizabeth Byrd (Sarah Elizabeth Evelyn Byrd)

Last Updated: 26 Feb, 2023 | Views: 291

Age: 76

Profession: Author

Other Profession(s): Writer, NoveList, Editor, Literary Critic

Famous For: Author of “Immortal Queen: A Novel of Mary”

Higher Education: New York University

Elizabeth Byrd Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
08 Dec, 1912 (76 Years 05 Months 3 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District
St. Louis

Birth Sign



Died on
11 May, 1989

Elizabeth Byrd Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Elizabeth Byrd was born on December 8, 1912. An American author, she wrote novels and short stories. She is primarily known for her historical fiction, and her most successful book is Immortal Queen, about Mary, Queen of Scots. While living in Scotland, she published nine of her thirteen novels. In Tucson, Arizona, Joseph Byrd settled after remarrying as a mining prospector and promoter. As a result of her father's second marriage, Joseph Hunter Byrd, Jr. is her half-brother.
Elizabeth Byrd Career:
From 1935 to 1944, Byrd worked for CBS and Columbia Broadcasting System as a radio news writer.
Elizabeth Byrd also contributed to WMCA's "What's News" broadcasts and husband-and-wife breakfast table chats, starting in 1938.
Leaving radio in 1944, Byrd began a new career path as a literary agency associate editor, working until 1950.
In 1951, Elizabeth Byrd founded Betty Byrd Associates, a literary agency.
Elizabeth Byrd also served as a critic for New York City's "A. L. Fierst Literary Agency" during this time.
Elizabeth Byrd’s Romance, a seductive confession magazine, she edited for three years.
Between 1952 and 1960, Byrd wrote jacket copy for the publishing house Julian Messner, Inc. before settling down to write novels.
Her first marriage took place in New York City during her early career.
Elizabeth Byrd Popular Books:
1956: Immortal Queen: A Novel of Mary, Queen of Scots
1962: The Flowers of the Forest
1968: The Ghosts in My Life
1971: A Strange and Seeing Time
1972: The Famished Land: A Novel of the Irish Potato Famine
1973: The Long Enchantment: A Novel of Queen Victoria and John Brown
1974: Rest Without Peace
1975: I'll Get By: An Autobiographical Novel & The Lady of Monkton

Elizabeth Byrd Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In feet Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 50 Kg
In Pounds 110 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Elizabeth Byrd Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Thomas H. Byrd II

Don Phares, Barrie Gaunt

Joseph Byrd, Jr.

James W. Byrd II

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