Links to posts about how Christmas was celebrated in Jane Austen’s era, her novels and letters.

But Surely Christmas in England did not exist until Dickens invented it?

The Keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge Hall by Washington Irving

Decorating the Georgian House at Christmas

Did Jane Austen Have a Christmas tree?

Mrs Musgrove’s Yorkshire Christmas Pie

Mrs Musgrove’s Mince Pies

Mrs Musgrove’s Brawn

The Christmas Eve Dinner at Randalls

Mr Weston’s Punch

Celebrating Twelfth Night with Cakes and Characters

Bullet Pudding and Snap-Dragon:Parlour Games for Christmas and Twelfth Night