10 Fascinating Facts About Charlotte Brontë - On Wednesday 7th December, I’m very honoured to be returning to my old University, the University of Huddersfield, to give a public lecture on Charlotte Br...
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History Explorer: The Brontës
Claire Harman and Charlotte Hodgman visit Brontë country in West Yorkshire, where sisters Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë penned some of English literature's most celebrated novels.
The village of Haworth, perched on the edge of the South Pennine moors, would be a quaint but unremarkable Yorkshire village but for its unique connection to one of British history's most famous literary families. But its sleepy tea rooms and antiquarian bookshops are a far cry from the crow
ded industrial town it was in 1820, when red-haired, Irish-born Patrick Brontë moved his young family into Haworth parsonage after taking up the post of curate (...)