By Edward Chitham
This new addition to Palgrave Macmillan's writer Chronologies sequence info occasions within the lives of the Bronte sisters and their affiliates. significant occasions similar to the ebook of background in their works are integrated, and are balanced by way of information of Bronte household lifestyles. There are unique discussions, within the gentle of chronology, of the scandal affecting the Bronte's brother, Branwell, and the imaginary kingdoms shared via all 4 young children.
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1821 33 February The evidence of the care for the Brontë family of Miss Elizabeth Firth deriving from her own diary and account book, in this and following months, is very strong; Miss Firth’s own mother had died early. There is also a strong tradition that the two eldest Brontë children took care of the younger ones during MB’s illness. 8 EB’s sixth birthday. 9 Elizabeth Firth visits Maria Brontë and ﬁnds her ‘very poorly’ [MOS, p. 228]. 21 Elizabeth Firth again visits Maria Brontë [MOS, p. 229].
70]. 8 CB writes and dates ‘Beneath a shady tree I sat’ [CA, p. 154]. 9 CB writes and dates ‘behold that silvery streak of light’ and possibly some other work including the poem ‘Sunset’ [CA, p. 154]. On the same date she draws sketches of Glass Town characters [A & S, pp. 166–7]. 23 CB draws a Fisherman sheltering against a tree [A & S, p. 167]. November CB completes and dates a volume of Blackwood’s Young Men’s Magazine [CA, p. 4]. CB and PBB together write ‘as through tall trees’ [VN, I, p. 72].
Rev. Henry Heap of Bradford writes to the Archbishop of York requesting a licence for PB to Haworth [Barker, p. 850]. The Leeds Intelligencer carries a report that the chapelry of Haworth is resisting the nomination of PB as curate [Barker, p. 81]. PBB’s second birthday. July 8 PB writes to Stephen Taylor of Stanbury, in Haworth parish, discussing the current difﬁculties in his appointment [Barker, p. 850]. 12 (Sun) (possibly) PB preaches at Haworth church [Barker, p. 850]. 30 A Brontë Family Chronology 14 21 30 PB writes again to Stephen Taylor saying that he has changed his mind and is withdrawing from Haworth [Barker, pp.
A Brontë Family Chronology (Author Chronologies) by Edward Chitham