Tag: novelist
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The Bronte Sisters
Posted: 1 November 2010 in Poets & Novelists
Tags: brontes, haworth, novelist

Patrick Bronte was an Anglican clergyman who, in 1812, met Maria Branwell whilst living at Guiseley in West Yorkshire. Patrick and Maria married later that same year, and had six children between 1814 and 1820. The first, Maria Bronte, was born in 1814, followed by Elizabeth (1815), Charlotte (1816), Patrick (1817), Emily (1818) and Anne […]

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Thomas Hardy
Posted: 4 February 2009 in Poets & Novelists
Tags: novelist, poet, wessex

Hardy was born at Higher Bockhampton, in the English county of Dorset on 2nd June 1840. His father was a local builder, master stonemason, and amateur musician. His mother, widely read and well educated, was responsible for his education until the age of eight, when he began attending the local school. Hardy inherited a love […]

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