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Branwell family

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The Oxford Companion to the Brontes

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Mrs Maria *Brontë, née Branwell, came of a Cornish family. Her paternal grandparents were Richard Branwell (b. 1711...

Brontë family

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The Oxford Companion to the Brontes

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2011
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Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
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The surname is spelled ‘Brunty’ or (on one occasion) ‘Bruntee’ in Drumgooland Parish Registers. ‘Prunty’ is a variant of the name, and like the entry ‘Branty’ for Mr Brontë under the date ... More
Charlotte Brontë

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The Oxford Companion to the Brontes

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Charlotte Brontë (‘Currer Bell’, 1816–55) was born at Thornton, near Bradford, Yorks., on 21 April 1816, the third child of ...

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