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Jane Austen and her Irish connections

Jane Austen and her Irish connections

Jane Austen had several connections to Ireland notably her brief dalliance with the handsome and debonaire Tom Lefroy. Writer, Caroline Crawford, from the Herald ie...

Posted: May 12th 2016

Blog tags: Book Reviews, Latest News

Category: Jane Austen Books

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

Blog tags: History, Latest News

Category: Jane Austen Archives

Storm in a tearoom over plans to patent Jane Austen tea and coffee

Storm in a tearoom over plans to patent Jane Austen tea and coffee

Controversy surrounding a registered patent for Jane Austen tea and coffee specifically blended by Bath's award-winning Sally Lunn's Tearoom has created a furore in the...

Posted: May 9th 2016

Blog tags: Food and Beverages, Latest News

Category: Social History

Pride and Prejudice Rewritten by US Author

Pride and Prejudice Rewritten by US Author

Jane Austen’s much loved ‘Pride and Prejudice’ has received a 21st century update at the hands of American author Curtis Sittenfeld. The novel, titled ‘Eligible’,...

Posted: April 20th 2016

Blog tags: Books, Latest News, Writers

Categories: Jane Austen News, Jane Austen Tours and Events

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

Blog tags: History, Latest News

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

Blog tags: History, Latest News

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

Blog tags: History, Latest News

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

Blog tags: History, Latest News

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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