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March 31, 1855

Charlotte Brontë, author of “Jane Eyre,” died on this day in 1885. She was born in 1816 to the Reverend Patrick Brontë (formerly Brunty) and Maria Branwell. Maria died of cancer while her six children were still very young. Charlotte’s father sent her away to school, where conditions were so terrible that Charlotte’s two olderRead more..