Cassandra Austen

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1773 – 1845

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Who was Cassandra Austen?

Cassandra Austen was born 9 January, 1773 at a rectory in Steventon, Hampshire to the Rev. George Austen (1731–1805), a rector, and his wife Cassandra, née Leigh (1739–1827). She and her younger sister, Jane, being the only girls in a family with six brothers, maintained an especially close relationship throughout their lives. Over one hundred letters addressed to Cassandra from Jane have survived. These letters have helped historians to construct details about the life of Jane Austen.This description was copied from the Wikipedia article

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Born
Jan 9, 1773
Steventon
Also known as
  • Cassandra Elizabeth Austen
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Oxford
Died
Mar 22, 1845
Chawton

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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