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Charlotte Bronte
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Born in Thornton, West Yorkshire
Born on 21st of April 1816
Died in Haworth, West Yorkshire
Died on 31st of March 1855

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1816 - 1855. Author of Jane Eyre

Daughter of Patrick, a clergyman of Irish descent. 1820 moved to Haworth. Worked for a time as teacher and governess. Wrote four complete novels including Jane Eyre. Met and formed a friendship with Mrs Gaskell who wrote a memoir of her. Married father’s curate in 1854 but died in pregnancy the following year. Pseudonym was Currer Bell.

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