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  1. Jun 27, 2022 · Many of Jane Austen’s friends and relatives were clergymen (estimated at over a hundred, including of course her father and two of her brothers). She held strong opinions on church livings. When Edward got his living, she wrote (Jan. 21, 1799):

  2. Jane Austen's novels are all about fun, and I have seen the fragments of Sanditon and the Watsons completed in interesting fashions by competent authors. But Ms. Shapiro's completion is deplorable. Shapiro is completely unfaithful to Austen's intentions and redefines characters that Austen had already drawn carefully.

  3. Elizabeth is the second child in a family of five daughters. Though the circumstances of the time and environment push her to seek a marriage of convenience for economic security, Elizabeth wishes to marry for love. Elizabeth is regarded as the most admirable and endearing of Austen's heroines.

  4. Mr William Collins is a fictional character in the 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.He is the distant cousin of Mr Bennet, a clergyman and holder of a valuable living at the Hunsford parsonage near Rosings Park, the estate of his patroness Lady Catherine De Bourgh, in Kent.

  5. Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775 at Steventon near Basingstoke, the seventh child of the rector of the parish. She lived with her family at Steventon until they moved to Bath when her father retired in 1801. After his death in 1805, she moved around with her mother; in 1809, they settled in Chawton, near Alton, Hampshire.

  6. Sep 13, 2019 · Although Austen’s family supported George financially and went to visit him regularly, he is barely mentioned in the family’s memoirs, and Austen doesn’t mention him in any of her letters. 6. Jane Austen brewed her own beer. I love this fact about Jane Austen! Typical to her time, almost everyone in England drank beer regularly.

  7. A Father's Sins: A Pride and Prejudice Variation by J Dawn King is an alternate version of Jane Austen's beloved classic Pride and Prejudice. A Father's Sins immediately takes a turn from the original novel when three of the younger Bennet sisters as well as the heir succumb to smallpox. As young Elizabeth was the one in charge of their care ...