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Pride and Prejudice Notes on Setting, Objects & Places

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Pride and Prejudice Objects/Places

Longbourn: The Bennet family estate near the town of Meryton. Longbourn will be inherited by Mr. Collins when Mr. Bennet dies.

Netherfield: Bingley's estate near Longbourn and near the town of Meryton.

Meryton: Town near Longbourn where Mrs. Phillips lives and the soldiers are boarded.

Rosings: Lady Catherine De Bourgh's estate in Hunsford. Mr. Collins has a parish near this estate, and Elizabeth visits Rosings while she is visiting Charlotte. Elizabeth is at Rosings when Mr. Darcy proposes to her and she turns him down.

Pemberley: Mr. Darcy's estate in Derbyshire. Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy run into one another there while she is on a vacation with the Gardiners, and that is where they begin to rekindle their relationship.

Hertfordshire: The neighborhood, or county, where Longbourn, Netherfield, and Meryton are all located.

Hunsford: The town where Charlotte and Mr. Collins live.

Brighton: The town to which the soldiers from Meryton are moved. Lydia follows the troops there and that is when she runs away with Wickham.

Derbyshire: The county where Mr. Darcy's estate, Pemberly, is located.

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