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Frances Ridley Havergal (1836–1879)

Havergal, Frances Ridley. An English religious writer and poet; born at Astley, Worcestershire, Dec. 14, 1836; died at Swansea, Wales, June 3, 1879. She began to write hymns and letters in verse at the age of seven, but did not publish anything until 1860. She was a frequent contributor to Good Words. Among over 30 publications, which once enjoyed considerable popularity, may be noticed: ‘The Four Happy Days’ (1873); ‘Under the Surface’ (1874), poems; ‘Royal Graces and Loyal Gifts’ (6 vols., 1879); ‘Under His Shadow’ (1879); and a number of posthumous works by various editors.