Kenwood House ...
This estate in Hampstead Heath, England, was the imagined setting of my Hartwood Hall in Second Summer of War. Here, Emily is the reluctant guest -- prisoner -- of the Duke and Duchess of Belmont and their unsavoury sons, Wetherell, the Marquess of Monroe, and Lord Somerton Lindsay.
English Heritage Kenwood House
Historical Background – Brass Monkey
Historical Background – Son of a Gun
Historical Background – The Age of Sail
Historical Backdrop – Dr. Leander Braden
Historical Backdrop – Francis ‘Fly’ Austen
Transatlantic Journey Ft. Lauderdale to Lisbon
Admiralty House – Searching The Archives
Exploring Jane Austen’s Literary Home
Inspiration – Visit to the HMS Surprise
Kenwood House England