Patrick Brontë

Standard Name: Brontë, Patrick
Used Form: Patrick Bronte

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Anne Brontë
Patrick Brontë was an Irish protestant from a large, respectable farming family of limited means. He took to books from an early age, opened a school for the gentry at the age of sixteen, became...
Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Brontë
CB 's father suffered a second and quite debilitating stroke.
Barker, Juliet. The Brontës. St Martin’s Press, 1994.
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Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Brontë
Patrick Brontë was an Irish protestant from a large respectable farming family of limited means. He took to books from an early age, opened a school for the gentry at the age of sixteen, became...
Family and Intimate relationships Emily Brontë
Patrick Brontë was an Irish protestant from a large respectable farming family of limited means. He took to books from an early age, opened a school in his teens, became a gentleman's tutor, and finally...
Friends, Associates Charlotte Brontë
Ironically, this last piece, with a much-reprinted and similarly exaggerated and gossipy account in the Literary Gazette, prompted Ellen Nussey to suggest that Gaskell should write a true account of the life in order...
Instructor Emily Brontë
Thereafter, Patrick Brontë educated his remaining children at home, using standard educational texts including Thomas Salmon 's A New Geographical and Historical Grammar, a condensed version of Oliver Goldsmith 's History of England,...
Material Conditions of Writing Charlotte Brontë
Her father presented CB with a notebook to encourage her to write in a good, plain and legible hand,
Barker, Juliet. The Brontës. St Martin’s Press, 1994.
201
but she continued writing miniature texts on the new world of Angria.
Barker, Juliet. The Brontës. St Martin’s Press, 1994.
201-2
Occupation Charlotte Brontë
Patrick Brontë opened a National Church Sunday School at Haworth, to which Emily , and Anne , and CB contributed by teaching.
Barker, Juliet. The Brontës. St Martin’s Press, 1994.
183
Textual Production Elizabeth Gaskell
EG received a letter from Patrick Brontë asking her to write his daughter Charlotte 's biography.
Uglow, Jennifer S. Elizabeth Gaskell: A Habit of Stories. Faber and Faber, 1993.
392, 656n9
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Georgiana Craik
My Sister's Husband relates how a woman discovers her brother-in-law to be as mad as any man in Bedlam.
Craik, Georgiana. “My Sister’s Husband”. Dublin University Magazine, pp. 217 - 25.
225
In Charlotte Brontë's Birth-PlaceGC relates how she heard Patrick Brontë preach an extempore...

Timeline

December 2004
An early nineteenth-century flintlock box-lock pocket pistol . . . with a spring bayonet below the barrel, once owned by the Rev. Patrick Brontë fetched £24,000 at auction.