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Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
's education (disrupted by the second war) included attending a state school (coeducational) and private schools both boys', girls', and mixed-sex. She was intellectually precocious at every stage. As a little girl at the...
Her first school, where she went at the age of six, was a little private establishment called Leopold House, which gave a grounding in English and maths and team games.
Beauman, Nicola. The Other Elizabeth Taylor. Persephone Books.
When Betty was eleven...
Frances Arabella Rowden
was taught until she was about eighteen by her schoolmistress aunt Arabella
. In 1792 she was enrolled as a boarder at the Abbey School
in Reading, where Jane Austen
had spent a...