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Hannah More
b. February 2, 1745 – d. September 7, 1833 • Author • Poet
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
More, Hannah
More, Hannah (1745–1833), religious writer and philanthropist. Born at Stapleton, Avon, from c. 1757 she attended a school established by her sisters in Bristol. About 1773 she came into contact with the literary circle of David Garrick (1717–79) and S. *Johnson, who encouraged her to publish plays and
Compton’s Encyclopedia
More, Hannah
More, Hannah(1745–1833). The English religious writer Hannah More was best known as an author of popular tracts and as an educator of the poor. Like most of her educated contemporaries, More believed that society was static and that civilization depended upon a large body of the poor, for whom the best
Who’s Who in Christian History
More, Hannah
More, Hannah (1745–1833)English religious writerMore was born at Stapleton near Bristol, the fourth daughter of the village schoolmaster, who taught her to read before she was four. At eight she was startling her father by her abilities in Latin, mathematics, and verse making. Later she acquired knowledge