What kind of education did Thomas Hardy have?

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What kind of education did Thomas Hardy have?

Thomas Hardy:

Thomas Hardy was a 19th century British writer of both novels and poems, who set his stories of class divides, love, and the struggles of rural life in 'Wessex' a semi-fictional location based on his childhood haunts, and eventually on the whole of Southwestern England. Several of his works are remembered to this day, and were popular even when he was alive, though others are gems that were not fully appreciated in his time, in part for their rejection of Victorian morality.

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Thomas Hardy was first taught by his intelligent mother, until at eight he left for school. After several years he found his way to Mr. Last's Academy...

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School Leaving Age in Britain History

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The age at which a government mandates education is significant. In this lesson, we'll look at the history of the school leaving age in England, and see how and why this has changed over time.


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