Quick Index Board Index Home FAQ Site Map
|Letter 89 (Brabourne 64)
Written by Myretta
(2/15/2013 1:51 p.m.)
September 23 – 24 1813 From Godmersham Park to Cassandra at Chawton
Leaving London, the Edward Austen Knight party (including three of his daughters and his sister, Jane) arrived at Godmersham, his estate in Kent, where Jane stayed until the middle of November. This would be her last visit to Godmersham.
Here are some notes from LeFaye
Lucina – the Roman goddess who presided over the birth of children
Mary P = Plumptre
Ben = LeFroy
The Mr. Ks = Knatchbulls. Brothers and nephew of the deceased Mrs. Knight.
The inscription = for Mrs. Knight's memorial tablet in Godmersham church.
Modern Europe – perhaps Bigland Letters on the study and use of ancient and modern history
Mrs. Driver – new housekeeper at Godmersham
New novel – Fanny Burney, The Wanderer or Female Difficulties
|Letter 89 (Brabourne 64)|
Groupread is maintained by Myretta with WebBBS 3.21.