Since you mention it....
Posted by Caroline on February 04, 1998 at 22:28:50:
In response to D'arcy Wentworth, written by Linden on February 04, 1998 at 20:18:43
] Does anyone know whether JA could have known him (or known about him) or is it just a coincidence that she used his names for two of her heroes?
There's a fascinating bit of research on JA's names in one of the books I have got....give me a day or two, and I'll find it . But no, it wasn't from that Australian character.
] Thought - this may be the time for a Canadian fan of the Brontes to reveal the existence of a Georgian Nova Scotian called Heathcliff Rochester ;-)
Well, no....but the Darcy family, Earls of Holdernesse were political bigwigs who protested the expulsion of the Acadians from ..Acadia in the earlier 1700's.....
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