Burnley to Manchester, 26 miles

One perplexing issue about the literary alliance between “Zanoni” writing in California in 1889 and “Chevalier Louis” writing in England in 1892 has been geographical motive/opportunity for authorial collaboration. As of 1884 Britten and Burgoyne were this far apart. By contrast Peter Davidson was hundreds of miles from both, suggesting that Burgoyne is more likely to have spent considerable time with the Brittens.

Forres, home of Peter Davidson, is 743 miles from Manchester, home of Emma Hardinge Britten