Six months of illness, and lots of botany.
Writing tagged: ‘emma darwin (née Wedgwood)’
Newsletter No. 7: ‘Stirring up the mud’
160 years after Darwin ‘stirred up the mud’, the ‘controversy’ over evolution by means of natural selection was settled long ago, as far as the scientific community is concerned.
29-Jan-1839: Charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood
On 29th January 1839, after a short courtship and engagement, Charles Darwin married his cousin Emma Wedgwood at St Peter's Church, Maer, Staffordshire.
Emma Darwin, devoted wife and cousin of Charles, has written her first ever blog post.
07-Aug-1838: Darwin takes the train
On 7th August 1838, Charles Darwin described his first ever railway journey. He was not overly impressed.
Darwin puts his foot down
Not impressed with Emma's choice of wallpaper.
Charles, you old rogue!
Darwin admires a young lady.
23-Apr-1851: The death of a daughter
On the death of Charles and Emma Darwin’s oldest daughter.