Plantation Patriot: A Biography of Eliza Lucas Pinckney
1967 by Frances Leigh Williams
Elizabeth (Eliza) inherited a plantation in South Carolina, America. She became a highly respected personality in the early days of the United States.
Mad Madge: The Life of Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle
2002 by Katie Whitaker
The sister of Thomas, Charles and John - key Royalists in the English Civil War. She was in exile with Charles II and married the Duch of Newcastle on Tyne. Buried in Westminster Abbey.
A Glorious Life: The Life of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle
1988 by Kathleen Jones
Another account of ‘Mad Madge’
Mad Lucas: Strange Story of Victorian England's Most Famous Hermit
1983 by Richard Whitmore
One of the family’s most interesting members, but not the first recluse!
Chronicle of the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds
(Oxford World's Classics) Jocelin of Brakelond
Some of the earliest records of the Lucas family are centred on St Edmund’s Abbey. Here is a record of life around the Abbey at it’s height.
BURY ST. EDMUNDS AND THE URBAN CRISIS: 1290-1539.
Gottfried, Robert S.
An understanding of life in the town where the early family members made their mark.
Reminiscences of Manningtree and Its Vicinity:
I was born in Manningtree which has been the base for my branch for over 300 years.
Our Fall Our Fame
David Appleby 9781898621454
A biography of Sir Charles Lucas during the English Civil Wars.
Understanding Popular Violence in the English Revolution: The Colchester Plunderers
By John Walters 9780521651868
The story of violence against the family by the local citizens of Colchester.
A Gower Family. The Lucases of Stouthall and Rhosili Rectory
Lucas, Robert 9780863321269
The Lucas family in South Wales from about 1400
Lucas Genealogy. Annabelle Kemp 1964
Detailed history of the Lucas Family in America (difficult to source)
Lucas the first 100 years. Harold Nockolds 1976 (two separate Volumes: Vol I ‘King of the Road’ and Vol II ‘The Successors’)
Detailed history of Joseph Lucas Ltd. - Birmingham car electrical equipment manufacturer.
The History and Antiquities of Suffolk: Thingoe Hundred
By John Gage, John Gage Rokewode
Detailed history of Westley and Ickworth from about 1180 - extremely rare but available free on Google Player (eBook)
Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History Vol XXXIX Part 1 1997
Includes a Paper regarding Joselin plus paper on Ickworth
The description of a new world, called ‘The blazing-world’
A ‘science fiction’ story written nearly 400 years ago by Margaret Cavendish (above) considered by many to be the first published story of its type. She wrote several other stories, poems and plays. See page
E.V. Lucas: Collected Works (Illustrated) Kindle only 2745 pages - 10 Stories
By Edward Verrall Lucas (see list)
Phebe's Hitchin Book: Memories of Life in Regency Hitchin 108 pages - 978-0955241147
By John Lucas
“a girl's childhood in and around Hitchin. It's is simply written and engaging” (review)