Jane Austen's Timeline 1800-1817
Jane Austen Timeline from 1800 - 1817
Jane Austen moves to Bath with her parents and her sister Cassandra.
Jane Austen receives a marriage proposal from Harris Bigg-Wither which she initially accepted and then rejected.
Jane Austen’s manuscript Susan (later reworked to become Northanger Abbey) is sold to Crosby & Co. Jane Austen visits Lyme Regis three times between 1803 and 1804 with her brother Henry and his wife
Jane Austen begins, but does not finish, The Watsons
The Reverend George Austen, Jane Austen’s father, dies in Bath, leaving his wife and daughters with little money
Jane Austen, her mother and her sister go to stay with Edward Austen-Knight at his estate in Kent. Edward was later able to offer them a home on his estate at Chawton in Hampshire
Jane Austen, her mother and her sister go to stay with Edward Austen-Knight at his estate in Kent. Edward was later able to offer them a home on his estate at Chawton in Hampshire.
Jane Austen, her mother and her sister move into Chawton Cottage. Jane Austen writes to Crosby and Co. to request the return of her unpublished manuscript Susan
Sense and Sensibility published
Pride and Prejudice published. Second editions are published of both Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice.
Mansfield Park published.
Jane Austen falls ill
A second edition of Mansfield Park is published
Jane Austen begins and abandons her unfinished novel Sanditon
Jane Austen dies in Winchester on 18 July, aged 41.
She is buried in Winchester Cathedral
Persuasion and Northanger Abbey published posthumously
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