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Emily Bronte Chronology



30/07/1818
Emily Jane Bronte, fifth child of the Bronte family was born at Thornton.

20/08/1818
Emily Jane Bronte, fifth child of the Bronte family was baptised.

25/11/1824
Emily Bronte was sent to the Clergy Daughters School at Cowan Bridge.

24/11/1834
Emily Bronte wrote:
"I fed Rainbow, Diamond, Snowflake Jasper pheasent alias this morning. Branwell went down to Mr Drivers and brought news that Sir Robert Peel was going to be invited to stand for Leeds. Anne and I have been peeling apples for Charlotte to make an apple pudding.....Taby said just now come Anne pillopatate..."

07/08/1837
Emily Bronte wrote her poem "O God of Heaven! The dream of horror".

04/12/1838
Emily Bronte wrote the poem:
"A little while, a little while,
The noisy crowd are barred away;
And I can sing and I can smile
A little while I've holyday!"

18/12/1838
Emily Bronte wrote her poem "The Bluebell".

12/01/1839
Emily Bronte wrote the poem "The night was dark yet winter breathed...."

12/07/1839
Emily Bronte wrote her poem "And now the house-dog stretched once more".

30/09/1839
Emily Bronte wrote the poem "The organ swells the trumpets sound".

14/11/1839
Emily Bronte wrote the poem "Well, some may hate, and some may scorn, And some may quite forget thy name...".

06/01/1840
Emily Bronte wrote the poem "Thy son is near meridian height, and my sun sinks in endless night...".

01/03/1841
Emily Bronte wrote her poem "Riches I hold in light esteem and Love I laugh to scorn...".

16/07/1841
Emily Bronte wrote her poem "Aye, there it is! It wakes tonight".

11/03/1844
Emily Bronte wrote her poem "The Wanderer from the Fold".

01/05/1844
Emily Bronte wrote a poem "The linnet in the rocky dells, The moor-lark in the air...".

03/02/1845
Emily Bronte wrote her poem "The Philosopher".

03/03/1845
Emily Bronte wrote her poem "Remembrance".

10/04/1845
Emily Bronte wrote her poem "Death".

14/04/1845
Emily Bronte wrote the poem Stars: "....All through the night, your glorious eyes were gazing down in mine,..."

02/01/1846
Emily Bronte wrote her poem "No coward soul is mine, No trembler in the world's storm-troubled sphere...".

25/01/1846
Emily Bronte wrote the poem, "No coward soul is mine No trembler in the world's storm-troubled sphere...".

07/05/1846
First printed copies of the Book of "Poems" by Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte arrived at the Parsonage. They had used the pseudonym of Acton, Currer and Ellis Bell.

04/07/1846
The published Bronte Poems using the pseudonym of Acton, Currer and Ellis Bell received favourable criticism. Only two copies were sold.

14/09/1846
Emily Bronte wrote the poem “Why ask to know the date – the clime?”.

04/07/1847
The manuscripts of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights and Anne's Agnes Grey were sent to the publishers; T.C. Newby. They were published in December 1847.

14/12/1847
Emily and Anne received six published copies of their novels, Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey from their publishers.

16/11/1848
Emily Brontes health was poor. Charlotte Bronte wrote of her sister having difficulty breathing and pains in her chest.

19/12/1848
Emily Bronte died at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. She was 30 years old.

22/12/1848
Emily Bronte was buried in the family vault at Haworth Parish Church. She had died on 19th December aged 30.

22/05/1850
Charlotte Bronte wrote of her dead sister Emily Bronte:

"For my part I am free to walk on the moors - but when I go out there alone - everything reminds me of the times when others were with me and then the moors seem a wilderness, featureless, solitary, saddening - My sister Emily had a particular love for them , and there is not a knoll of heather, not a branch of fern, not a young bilberry leaf not a fluttering lark or linnet but reminds me of her."


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