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A Woman of Faith, a Guest Post from Elaine Owen

(This post originally appeared on the Austen Authors’ blog on December 7, 2018. Enjoy!) Every December we like to remember the birthday of Jane Austen the author, the genius writer who penned witty, and sometimes scathing, observations of society. But … Continue reading

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Jane Austen’s Parents: A Perfect Match

The Reverend George Austen belonged to the professional class. From the Weald of Kent, Austen’s ancestors had found success in the manufacture of woollen broadcloth. The Austens owned Broadford and Grovehurst in Horsmonden. However, the “family fortune” was not distributed … Continue reading

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