Maria Branwell was the mother of British writers Emily Brontë, Anne Brontë and Charlotte Brontë, and of their brother, Branwell Brontë, who was a poet and painter.
|Spouse(s):||Patrick Brontë (1777–1861)|
|Children:||Maria (b. 23 April 1814, d. 06, 1825, Elizabeth (b. 8 February 1815, d. 15, 1825, Charlotte (b. 21 April 1816, d. 31, 1855, Branwell (b. 26 June 1817, d. 24, 1848, Emily (b. 30 July 1818, d. Dec 19, 1848, Anne (b. 17 January 1820, d. 28, 1849|
About Maria Branwell
She was the eighth of twelve children with only six of them, including her, living long enough to reach adulthood.
She wrote an essay called The Advantages of Poverty, In Religious Concerns which can be found in Life and Letters by Clement Shorter.
She married Patrick Bronte within the same year that she met him in 1812.
Her daughter Anne Bronte wrote The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.
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- Brontë family – The Brontës were a nineteenth-century literary family, born in the village of Thornton and later associated with the village of Haworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. The sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, are well known as poets and novelists.
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- Cornish Methodists
- British women essayists
- Women of the Regency era
- Cornish writers
- English essayists
- 18th-century women
- 19th-century English writers
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