The Rainbow Setting & Symbolism

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Cossethay

Cossethay is the village in Derbyshire, England where the Brangwens live.

Marsh Farm

A farm inherited through the Brangwen family. Tom Brangwen inherits from his father. He and his wife Lydia raise their three children there. His younger son Fred inherits from Tom.

Ilkeston

Ilkeston is the town in Derbyshire, England where the Brangwens live.

Yew Cottage

Anna and Will move into this cottage after their marriage. They live there until Will's promotion to Nottingham.

The Boer War

The Second Boer War was fought between 1899 and 1902. Dutch and German settlers in South Africa, known as Boers, fought for independence from the British Empire. While the British win this war, it inspires many other British colonies to consider independence from Britain. Anton Skrebensky goes to fight in this war and is gone for several years.

Nottingham Grammar School

After graduating from the local village school, Ursula and her...

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