Posted by Caroline on May 15, 1998 at 21:34:24:
In response to Interesting, written by May on May 13, 1998 at 22:13:38
I think she did use first names of people she knew - did she not say, in one of her letters that she always intended to name a heroine Charlotte, after one of her friends? There's a Charlotte Heywood in Sanditon (no, I don't know where the Heywood bit comes from! ;-) )There's also an awful lot of Edwards, Henrys, and Charleses for it to be just co-incidence, too!
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