Charlotte M. Yonge


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Charlotte Mary Yonge (1823 - 1901) was an English writer whose numerous writings helped spread the Oxford Movement, in which High Church members of the Church of England eventually developed into Anglo-Catholicism. She publishing over 160 pieces, primarily novels, beginning in 1948. She also wrote in the genre of children's literature including a collection of historical fables, A Collection of Golden Deeds (1864), which includes What Is Better Than Slaying a Dragon and The Last Fight in the Coliseum. Unfortunately, most of her work is no longer in print.

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