No. 1, Bath Street and Mary Smith
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No. 1, Bath Street and Mary Smith

On Thursday 8 August 1799, Jane Austen’s aunt, Jane Leigh Perrot, visited the Haberdashery Warehouse at Number 1 Bath Street, near or opposite the...

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Proposing Without Proposing
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Proposing Without Proposing

Proposing Without Proposing The tradition of Bachelor's Day - where women can propose to men on February 29th, comes once every four years, an...

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Jane Austen Letter Remnants
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Jane Austen Letter Remnants

Jane Austen Letter Remnants When a private US collector paid £16,000 in September 2017 for a book of historical autographs (incl...

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Aunt Jane's Trial
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Aunt Jane's Trial

The Trial of Mrs Jane Leigh Perrot - the Primary Sources by David Pugsley Discussions of Aunt Jane’s trial and the question whether she was...

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In Defence of Jane Austen
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In Defence of Jane Austen

by Rhian Helen Fender   “Mrs Edwards thinks you are a child still. But we know better than that, don’t we.” So began the 2008 televisi...

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