A Brontë Family Chronology by E. Chitham PDF

By E. Chitham

ISBN-10: 0230005896

ISBN-13: 9780230005891

ISBN-10: 1349507504

ISBN-13: 9781349507504

This new addition to Palgrave Macmillan's writer Chronologies sequence information occasions within the lives of the Brontë sisters and their affiliates. significant occasions akin to the book of background in their works are integrated, and are balanced by way of information of Brontë household existence. There are unique discussions, within the mild of chronology, of the scandal affecting the Brontë's brother, Branwell, and the imaginary kingdoms shared through all 4 teenagers.

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CB writes and dates ‘O when shall our brave land be free’ [CA, p. 135]. CB begins and dates ‘The Search after Hapiness’ [CA, p. 57]. CB draws ‘The Temple of Shamrocks’ [A & S, p. 165]. August CB completes and dates a volume of Blackwood’s Young Men’s Magazine [CA, pp. 4, 48], including ‘what is more glorious in nature or art’ (by PBB) [CA, p. 167; VN, I, p. 35]. CB writes ‘Review of the causes of the late war’ [CA, p. 55]. 8 CB writes and dates ‘A Fragment August the 7 1829’ [CA, p. 36]. 8 CB writes and dates ‘on the third day I came to a wide plain’ [CA, p.

175]. August Rev. William Morgan reviews The Cottage in the Wood in The Pastoral Visitor [MOS, p. 171]. October 19 Elizabeth Firth comes to tea at the house of PB and MBB, and watches an eclipse of the sun [MOS, p. 175]. 1817 February 8 EB’s second birthday. March 17 PB’s fortieth birthday. April 13 (Sun) 21 Rev. John Fennell signs Bradford parish church registers for the last time. He later becomes minister of Cross-stone chapel, near Todmorden [see below, 1819]. CB’s first birthday. May 9 13 14 The Brontë family dine at Kipping House [MOS, p.

It is a poem called ‘Winter Evening Thoughts’ [Barker, pp. 41–3]. [Spring] PB saves a boy from drowning in the River Calder [MOS, pp. 58ff]. June 5 (Whit Tue) PB leads the annual Whitsun procession to Earlsheaton. The way is blocked by a drunk, whom PB fells [MOS, p. 64]. 6 PB writes to York, seeking the curacy of Hartshead [MOS, p. 68]. 12 John Buckworth signs PB’s testimonial [MOS, p. 69]. 28 PB writes again to York sending papers in support of the new curacy [MOS, p. 69]. July 19 20 John Buckworth sends his nomination of PB to Hartshead to the Archbishop of York [MOS, p.

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