So I was back home for a couple of weeks, and went to the Bronte parsonage for the first time in ages.
Here is something I didn’t know: look at this for a gothic two-year sequence of events (credit).
- October 19, 1847: Charlotte’s Jane Eyre published
- December 1847: Anne’s Agnes Grey published
- December 1847: Emily’s Wuthering Heights published
- June 1848: Anne’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall published
- September 24, 1848: Branwell dies of tuberculosis (age 31)
- December 19, 1848: Emily dies of tuberculosis (age 30)
- May 28, 1849: Anne dies of tuberculosis (age 29)