A Zanzibari princess of the 1800s fell in love and abandoned her lovely home to become a German housewife. Her memoirs drew East and West closer together.
Catholics in Jane Austen's England suffered many restrictions and sometimes even violence. In Bath, they eventually found a place to worship in the Old Orchard Street Theatre.
Jane Austen may have been looking back nostalgically to the Catholic monasteries of England when she wrote Northanger Abbey and other novels. Roger E. Moore describes the "sacred landscape" of England after the Reformation, and how it affected Austen.
Jane Austen's Bath was full of places of worship. Which ones might Austen (and her characters) have attended and known?
This week let's visit some sights related to science in Jane Austen's England.
Let's visit some more places related to faith in Jane Austen's England!
Beyond the basics; where else would a Jane Austen fan want to go in England? Oxford, Lyme, London?
What is your dream trip, Austen fans? The most important places you would want to go!