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|The cost of an estate?
Written by Benedicte
(4/13/2010 1:26 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, The liberty of a manor, and other ramblings, penned by Elizabeth K
How much would the rental of Netherfield have cost?
What kind of an estate could Mr Bingley afford with his 100000 fortune? I assume one did not borrow before buying, so the purchase of an estate resulted in the loss of ready money, but on the other hand the estate yielded a yearly income...Was it supposed to yield 4% as money seemed to do in JA's novels?
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