charlotte mary yonge

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charlotte mary yonge

English novelist who dedicated her talents as a writer to the service of the church. Her books helped to spread the influence of the Oxford Movement, which sought to bring about a return of the Church of England to the High Church ideals of the late 17th century.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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