(Wood, facing p.128). Butler Wood writes: "The inn, too much frequented by the unfortunate Branwell, contains a replica of the chair in which he was wont to sit on these occasions" (315-16). Apart from its unfortunate association with Branwell Brontë, the inn was where the Gaskells stayed "again and again" when Elizabeth Gaskell was doing her research for her biography of Charlotte Brontë (Shorter xvvi).
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Shorter, Clement. Introduction. Wood. xvii-xxxiv. Web. 3 December 2017.
Wood, Butler. "A Brontë Itinerary." Wood. 313-25. Web. 3 December 2017.
Wood, Butler, ed. Charlotte Brontë, 1816-1916; a centenary memorial, prepared by the Brontë society, with a foreword by Mrs. Humphry Ward and 3 maps and 28 illustrations. New York: Dutton, 1918. Internet Archive. Contributed by University of California Libraries. Web. 3 December 2017.
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