By E. Chitham
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 booklet of historical past in their works are integrated, and are balanced by means of information of Brontë family existence. There are unique discussions, within the mild of chronology, of the scandal affecting the Brontë's brother, Branwell, and the imaginary kingdoms shared by means of all 4 youngsters.
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132; VN, I, p. 43]. CB writes to PB from the Parsonage, Cross-stone. The children were spending four days there, with Aunt Branwell, following the death of Jane Fennell [Smith, I, p. 105, Barker, p. 167]. CB writes and signs ‘On September the 25 1829’ recording a strange ritual in which she has placed a piece of burnt paper in the ‘Life of the Duke of Wellington’ [CA, 51, Barker, p. 167]. and ‘ ’tis sunset and the golden orb’ [CA, p. 96]. CB writes and dates ‘Thou art a sweet and lovely ﬂower’ in collaboration with PBB [CA, p.
138–9]. December 5 29 29 MBB writes to PB concerning wedding arrangements and quoting ‘Advice to a Lady’ by Lord Lyttleton. The tone of her letter is humorous but serious, and may give some idea of one source of the tone employed by the Brontë sisters, especially AB [MOS, pp. 140–1]. PB marries MBB at Guiseley church [MOS, p. 141]. Rev. William Morgan and Jane Fennell, MBB’s cousin, married on the same occasion [Barker, p. 57]. Charlotte Branwell, sister of Maria and Elizabeth, marries her cousin Joseph Branwell at Penzance [Hatﬁeld, BST, Vol.
237]. On the same night she entertains James Clarke Franks to dinner [Barker, p. 855]. It is not clear when PB paid his debt to William Tetley the Bradford parish clerk, £50 incurred during the illness of MBB. MOS (p. 233) quotes PB’s notebook mentioning 1821, but there is no evidence that the entry was written this year and Barker (p. 854) thinks this could have been as late as 1830. 1822 To this or the previous year we must probably date a series of stories about PB which ﬁrst appeared in ECG and which have been debated since.
A Brontë Family Chronology by E. Chitham