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Anne Brontė's grave at Scarborough

Anne Brontė (January 17, 1820May 28, 1849) was a British author, one of a trio of famous Brontė sisters who wrote acclaimed Victorian romantic novels of manners and society.

She was born in the village of Thornton, Yorkshire, England. Anne's mother died a year later, after the family had moved to Haworth where her father was perpetual curate. Two of her sisters, Charlotte and Emily, were also authors and poets. Anne's poetry was published, along with that of her sisters, in 1846, under the pseudonym "Acton Bell".

Her novels are:

She died at the seaside resort of Scarborough, England, which was also the setting for both of her novels. She was buried at Saint Mary's Churchyard, Scarborough. She had been in Scarborough for only a few days, having been sent there in the hope of curing her tuberculosis — an illness from which her brother, Branwell, and three of her sisters had already died.

References

Further Reading

  • Anne Bronte, Winifred Gerin
  • A Life of Anne Bronte, Edward Chitham
  • The Brontes, Juliet Barker

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