The Brontes and Haworth I love.
Literary classics are rare but to have several come from one family is nothing more than astounding. Today is the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Bronte’s birth and after watching film adaptations of their writings you have to admire their creative aspirations. The Bronte sisters over two years wrote four classics that stand the test of time and many film and television adaptations.
The Brontës were a nineteenth-century literary family associated with the village of Haworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Charlotte was born on 21 April 1816, Emily on 30 July 1818 and Anne on 17 January 1820 all in Thornton, Yorkshire. They had two sisters, both of whom died in childhood and a brother, Branwell. Their father, Patrick, was an Anglican clergyman who was appointed as the rector of the village of Haworth, on the Yorkshire moors. After the death of their mother in 1821, their Aunt Elizabeth came…
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