Anne Lefroy

Standard Name: Lefroy, Anne
Used Form: Anne Brydges

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Jane Austen
JA caused comment by her public flirting with Tom Lefroy , a young Irishman, nephew of her friend Anne (Brydges) Lefroy ; the relationship came to nothing.
Her biographer Park Honan was not alone in...
Friends, Associates Jane Austen
On JA 's twenty-ninth birthday her good friend Anne (Brydges) Lefroy died from injuries sustained when she fell from a horse.
Le Faye, Deirdre. “Chronology of Jane Austen’s Life”. The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, edited by Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster, Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 1 - 11.
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Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987.
210
Textual Production Jane Austen
JA laid aside her fragmentary, unfinished novel The Watsons.
Critic Jan Fergus thinks that she probably never went back to it after Anne Lefroy 's death. Biographer Claire Tomalin thinks it was her father
Textual Production Jane Austen
JA marked her birthday, the fourth anniversary of Anne Lefroy 's death, with an elegiac poem.
Austen, Jane. Minor Works. Chapman, Robert WilliamEditor , Oxford University Press, 1965.
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