In 1783, Jane and her sister Cassandra were sent to the town of Oxford to be educated by their Aunt Ann Cawley, the widow of one of the college heads. After developing and recovering from Typhus, the girls were sent to The Abbey Boarding School in Reading.

Goldstein, Jack, and Isabella Reese. 101 Amazing Facts About Jane Austen. Andrews UK, 2014. EBSCOhost, Accessed November 10, 2020

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