Reid, (Thomas) Mayne [pseud. Charles Beach]
- Dennis Butts
Reid, (Thomas) Mayne [pseud. Charles Beach] (1818–1883), novelist and children's writer, was born in Ballyroney, co. Down, Ireland, on 4 April 1818, the son of Thomas Mayne Reid, a Presbyterian minister, and his wife, whose maiden name was Rutherford. Reid entered the ...