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Florence Marryat (1833–1899)

Marryat, Florence. A popular English novelist, daughter of Capt. Frederick Marryat; born at Brighton, July 9, 1833; died in London, Oct. 27, 1899. She married first Col. Ross Church, and then Col. Francis Lean. She was a dramatic reader and singer; was editor of London Society (1872–76); and acted in London in her own play ‘Her World’ (1881). She wrote: ‘Too Good for Him’ (new ed. 1868); ‘Woman Against Woman’ (1865); ‘Confessions of Gerald Estcourt’ (1865); ‘Veronique’ (1869); ‘Fighting the Air’ (new ed. 1878); ‘A Daughter of the Tropics’ (1887). She published ‘Life and Letters of Captain Marryat,’ 2 vols. (1872).