Timeline of Jane Austen - 1810s

1810s

Year Austen Literary history Political history
1810
  • July–August – Jane Austen (pictured) and Cassandra visit Manydown and Steventon
  • November – Edward Austen and Fanny visit Chawton
  • Winter – Sense and Sensibility accepted for publication by Thomas Egerton, London publisher
  • Publication of Scott's poem "Lady of the Lake"
  • Publication of West's novel The Refusal
  • October – George III recognized as insane
1811
  • February – Jane Austen starts planning Mansfield Park
  • March – Austen stays with Henry in London
  • March – Austen corrects proofs of Sense and Sensibility
  • March – Cassandra visits Godmersham
  • August – Charles Austen and family return to England
  • 30 October – Sense and Sensibility published anonymously
  • November – Jane Austen visits James at Steventon
  • Winter? – Jane Austen begins revising First Impressions, later published as Pride and Prejudice
  • February – George, Prince of Wales becomes Prince Regent
  • Luddites protest industrialization in Britain (1811–1812)
1812
  • April – Edward Austen and Fanny visit Chawton
  • 9–25 June – Mrs. Austen and Jane visit Steventon; Cassandra goes to Godmersham
  • 14 October – Edward Austen officially adopts "Knight" as surname
  • Autumn – Jane Austen sells copyright of Pride and Prejudice to Egerton for £110
  • Publication of Lord Byron's poem Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Cantos I and II
  • Publication of Anna Laetitia Barbauld's poem Eighteen Hundred and Eleven
  • Publication of West's novel The Loyalists
  • June – Napoleon invades Russia
  • 18 June – United States declares war on Great Britain
  • October–December – Napoleon's defeated army retreats from Russia (pictured)
1813
  • 28 January – Pride and Prejudice published anonymously
  • 21 April – Edward Austen and family come to Chawton Great House and stay for four months
  • 22 April – Jane Austen goes to London to attend the dying Eliza de Feuillide
  • 25 April – Eliza dies
  • 1 May – Austen returns to Chawton
  • 19 May – Henry Austen takes Jane to London for a fortnight
  • July? – Austen finishes Mansfield Park
  • September – Edward Austen and Jane travel via London to Godmersham (her last visit there)
  • 13 November – Edward Austen takes Jane back to Chawton via London
  • November – Second editions of Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility released
  • November – Mansfield Park probably accepted for publication
  • Publication of Byron's poems The Giaour and The Bride of Abydos to great acclaim
  • May – Publication of Percy Bysshe Shelley's (pictured) poem Queen Mab
1814
  • 21 January – Austen begins Emma
  • 1 March – Henry Austen takes Jane to London
  • April – Jane Austen returns to Chawton via Streatham
  • April – Edward Austen and family stay at Chawton Great House for two months
  • 9 May – Mansfield Park (pictured) published anonymously by Egerton
  • Midsummer – Austen visits the Cookes at Great Bookham, Surrey
  • August – Austen visits Henry in London
  • August – Francis Austen and family move into Chawton Great House and stay there for about two years
  • 3 September – Henry Austen takes Jane home to Chawton
  • 6 September – Charles's wife Fanny dies after childbirth
  • 25 November – Austen visits Henry in London
  • 5 December – Henry takes Jane back to Chawton
  • 25 December – Jane and Cassandra stay with Mrs. Heathcote and Miss Bigg in Winchester
  • Publication of Walter Scott's novel Waverley
  • Publication of Burney's novel The Wanderer
  • Publication of Edgeworth's novel Patronage
  • Publication of Byron's poem The Corsair, instantly popular
  • Publication of Wordsworth's poem The Excursion
  • Publication of Mary Martha Sherwood's children's book The History of Little Henry and his Bearer
  • 6 April – Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to Elba
  • 24 December – Treaty of Ghent ends war between the United States and Britain
1815
  • 2–16 January – Jane and Cassandra stay at Steventon; they also visit Ashe and Laverstoke
  • 29 March – Emma finished
  • March or April? – Jane and Cassandra probably visit Henry in London
  • 8 August – Austen begins Persuasion
  • August – Austen possibly goes to London to negotiate publication of Emma, returning early in September
  • 4 October – Austen moves to London to nurse Henry
  • 13 November – Austen visits the Prince Regent's Library at Carlton House; receives invitation to dedicate a future work to him
  • 16 December – Austen returns to Chawton
  • End of December – Emma published by John Murray, dedicated to the Prince Regent
  • Publication of Scott's novel Guy Mannering
  • March – Napoleon returns from Elba
  • May – Corn Laws passed
  • 18 June – Duke of Wellington (pictured) defeats Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo
  • Restoration of Louis XVIII in France
  • 20 November – Treaty of Paris, officially ending Napoleonic wars
1816
  • Spring – Jane Austen begins to feel ill
  • Spring – Henry buys back manuscript of Susan
  • Spring – Austen revises Susan as Catharine, intending to publish it
  • 15 March – Henry's bank fails and he leaves London
  • 22 May – Jane and Cassandra go to Cheltenham via Steventon
  • 15 June – Jane and Cassandra return to Chawton via Kintbury
  • 18 July – First draft of Persuasion finished
  • 6 August – Persuasion revised and finished
  • Second edition of Mansfield Park published by Murray
  • December – Henry is ordained and becomes curate of Chawton
  • Publication of Coleridge's poem "Christabel"
  • Publication of Coleridge's poem "Kubla Khan"
  • Publication of Byron's poem Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto III
  • Byron (pictured) leaves England because of personal troubles, never to return
  • April – Riots in East Anglia and manufacturing districts in Britain
  • Elgin marbles exhibited in the British Museum
1817
  • 27 January–18 March – Austen works on novel later published as Sanditon
  • 18 March – Austen ceases work on Sanditon
  • 27 April – Austen makes her will
  • 24 May – Cassandra takes Jane to Winchester for medical treatment
  • 18 July – Austen dies early in the morning
  • 24 July – Austen is buried in Winchester Cathedral (pictured)
  • End of December – Northanger Abbey and Persuasion are published together by Murray along with Henry's "Biographical Notice of the Author"
  • Publication of Coleridge's Biographia Literaria
  • Publication of Edgeworth's novels Ormond and Harrington
  • Publication of Byron's poem Manfred
  • Publication of Godwin's novel Mandeville
  • Publication of Scott's novel Rob Roy

Read more about this topic:  Timeline Of Jane Austen

Other articles related to "1810s, 1810":

List Of Years In Australian Literature - 19th Century - 1810s
... - Matthew Flinders 1813 in literature - 1812 in literature - 1811 in literature - 1810 in literature - ...