By Jennifer Abella
We break down the incomes, dowries and inheritances from a sampling of characters from Jane Austen’s novels. How do they stack up to one another?
Note: The lump sums for women translate into annual incomes at approximately 5% per annum.
Jennifer Abella is a TV/movie/pop culture/knitting/sewing/Jane Austen geek. Oh, and a total Anglophile. Follow@nextjen on Twitter.