Guest author: Robbie Cheadle ~Anne Brontë — Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

Robbie continues her series on the Brontë family. Click the links to read about Patrick, the patriarch , Charlotte Brontë and Emily Brontë. The Brontë family Anne Brontë Background Anne Bronté was the youngest of the six Bronté siblings and she was only one year old when her mother died. Anne’s two novels, Agnes Grey,…

Guest author: Robbie Cheadle ~Emily Brontë — Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

Robbie continues her series on the Brontë family. Click the links to read about Patrick, the patriarch and Charlotte Brontë. The Brontë family Emily Brontë Background Emily Brontë was the fifth child of Patrick Bronte and Maria Branwell. She is known for her intense gothic novel, Wuthering Heights, which has remained consistently among the top…

Guest author: Robbie Cheadle ~ Charlotte Brontë — Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

Background Charlotte was the third and middle daughter born to Patrick and Maria Branwell Brontë. She had two older sisters, Maria and Elizabeth, who both died as children from tuberculosis, and two younger sisters, Emily and Anne. She also had a younger brother, Branwell. Subsequent to their mother’s death from uterine cancer, Charlotte and her […]…

Guest author: Robbie Cheadle ~ The Bronte Family: Patrick Brontë — Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

Patrick Brontë – the patriarch In the beginning Patrick Brontë, born Brunty, was the oldest of ten children born to Hugh Brunty, a farm labourer, and Alice McClory. He grew up in the small village of Drumballyroney in Country Down, Northern Ireland. At the age of twelve, Patrick was apprenticed to a blacksmith, and the […]…