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Fashionable Georgian and Regency Jewellery

Fashionable Georgian and Regency Jewellery

On a recent trip to London, the Jane Austen Detectives visited The British Museum. Unbelievably, this iconic building is free to visit, although donations are...

Posted: June 16th 2016

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Category: Jane Austen Archives

Jane Austen's Irish Lover

Jane Austen's Irish Lover

Speculation as to whether Jane Austen and Tom Lefroy were really in love is debatable in Austen circles. Aoife O'Connor from Irish Central (@FindMyPastUS) explores...

Posted: May 10th 2016

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Category: Jane Austen Archives

New ‘Emma in Print’ exhibition at Jane Austen’s House Museum

New ‘Emma in Print’ exhibition at Jane Austen’s House Museum

In a new exhibition, ‘Emma in Print’, Jane Austen’s House Museum explores the stories behind the publication of the novel. Emma was the fourth and...

Posted: April 4th 2016

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Category: Jane Austen Archives

When will Jane Austen's face appear on our £10 notes?

When will Jane Austen's face appear on our £10 notes?

Like the rest our fellow Janeites out there, the Jane Austen Detectives are very much looking forward to the lady herself being on the British...

Posted: April 1st 2016

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Category: Jane Austen Archives

My Dearest Frank

My Dearest Frank

Shortly after Jane Austen’s return to Hampshire from Bath in July 1809, she wrote a letter to her brother Francis William, or Frank, as he...

Posted: March 26th 2016

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Category: Jane Austen Archives

8 things you (probably) didn't know about Jane Austen

8 things you (probably) didn't know about Jane Austen

The Jane Austen Detectives came across an interesting article by BBC History Extra, Emma Mason outlines eight interesting facts about Jane Austen. We have to...

Posted: March 16th 2016

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Category: Jane Austen Archives

Hampshire's Ode to Jane Austen

Hampshire's Ode to Jane Austen

After completing another Austen-related trail in Kent, our return journey took us through the glorious countryside of the South Downs National Park. As we entered...

Posted: March 15th 2016

Blog tags: History, Latest News, Tours

Categories: Jane Austen Archives, Personal History

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