Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Bronte was the eldest out of the three famous Bronte sisters, all novelists writing under the pseudonyms of Currer, Acton and Elis Bell. Charlotte was the third of six children born to Patrick Bronte, an Irish clergyman and Maria and from 1820, the family lived in Haworth in Yorkshire. Charlotte was the author of Jane Eyre, Shirley, and Villette. The Professor and the first twenty pages of Emma were published following her death in 1855.