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 reminiscent of the book of heritage in their works are incorporated, and are balanced by means 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 through all 4 young children.
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35; VN, I, p. 4]. April 21 CB’s eleventh birthday. June (possibly) The Brontë children establish the ‘Young Men’ plays [CB, ‘The History of the Year’ 12 March 1829; Barker, p. 151]. 26 PBB’s tenth birthday. 46 A Brontë Family Chronology July The Brontë children begin writing ‘Our fellows’ [CB, ‘The History of the Year, Barker, p. 151]. (possibly) PBB buys a set of Turkish musicians in Halifax [CA, Early Writings, quoting PBB]. 13 AB is given a prayerbook by Miss Outhwaite [WGAB, p. 54]. 22 (Sun) There is a crowded scene at Haworth when Henry Heap, the Vicar of Bradford, preaches at the church in favour of the Sun school [Barker, p.
CB’s ﬁrst birthday. May 9 13 14 The Brontë family dine at Kipping House [MOS, p. 177]. PB goes with Mr Firth (father of Elizabeth Firth) to Wakeﬁeld to ‘vote for Mr Scott’ [Elizabeth Firth’s diary, quoted Nussey, BST, Vol. 15, Part 79, p. 331]. PB and Mr Firth return to Thornton [as above]. June The prose section of PB’s The Cottage in the Wood is published in the Cottage Magazine [MOS, p. 171]. 1818 27 26 27 PBB is born at Thornton [MOS, p. 177]. MB, EB and CB go to Kipping House [Barker, p. 75].
A christening mug said to be hers is at BPM [Sixty Treasures, p. 44]. About this time Nancy Garrs is promoted to the position of cook and her sister is employed as housemaid [Barker, p. 78]. This autumn PB begins a major refurbishment of the Old Bell Chapel [Barker, pp. 79, 849]. November 10 Elizabeth Firth pays a visit to the Old Bell Chapel to see the restored ‘angel’ (it is not clear what this sculpture or painting was) [Barker, pp. 79, 849]. December 6 Reopening of the refurbished Old Bell Chapel [Barker, p.
A Brontë Family Chronology (Author Chronologies) by Edward Chitham