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Many thanks to Caterina Coloma for donating a copy of 'Pride and Prejudice: A Bicentennial Bricolage' to Chawton House.

#OnThisDay 1807 Jane Austen wrote to Cassandra from Southampton: “You must be very cold today at Godmersham – We are cold here. I expect a severe March, a wet April, & a sharp May. – And with this prophecy I must conclude.”

In case anyone has ever wondered just how much of a coup it was to be mistress of Pemberley, listen to this BBC programme on how rich Mr. Darcy really was

For anyone in the Southampton area with an interest in all things eighteenth-century, @ClioCliona is giving a talk on reactions to the French Revolution on Tuesday 27 February. Anyone is welcome to join and refreshments will be provided!

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