Thomas Rowlandson's satirical cartoon, The Parsonage, shows one stereotype of the clergy in Austen's England.
Clergymen in Austen's England usually studied at Oxford or Cambridge. What did they study, and how was their system different from American universities today?
How much do you know about churches and chapels in Austen's novels, and in her world?
How much do you know about clergymen in Austen's England, like Mr. Collins and Edmund Bertram?
Reading prayers and publishing the banns of marriage . . .
Church livings to buy or borrow!
The church was "not smart enough" for Edward's family.
Jane Austen: The Parson's Daughter shows the influence that being in a parson’s family had on Austen's life, attitudes, and novels.