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For questions about the British-American author Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849 – 1924) or about any of her literary works, including the children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885–1886) and The Secret Garden (1911).

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What is a Noble Hyrst?

In the book Emily Fox-Seton by Frances Hodgson Burnett, there is this line in chapter nine: There had been noble Hyrsts in the reign of Henry I. When I look up what hyrsts refers to, the ...