Home / Articles / Was money a preoccupation for Jane Austen?

Was money a preoccupation for Jane Austen?

Events are being held around the country to mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. The Bank of England has unveiled a new £10 note featuring a picture of the author, and a limited supply of a new £2 coin honouring Austen has been put into circulation by the Royal Mint.Claire Tomalin, an Austen biographer, told the World at One the author would have been “gobsmacked” by the news.She said: “[Money] is certainly something she thought about.”
Source: BBC News

About Business Ideas UK

My name is Joel Bissitt. I have been an entrepreneur for 24 years and have run many small businesses across various sectors. For the last 10 years I have worked mainly within online media, franchising and small business start-ups. I am an author of various websites including Franchise UK https://www.franchise-uk.co.uk

Check Also

Should we take from the old to give to young?

Young people today are getting a raw deal compared with their parents’ generation, according …

Free Franchise Guide

Free Franchising Guide


Interested in buying a franchise? The our FREE Franchise Guide is a must! The guide contains lots of information to help you decide if franchising is right for you.


To claim your Free Franchise Guide click here