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More, Hannah
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(Feb 2, 1745, Stapleton, Avon, near Bristol – Sep 7, 1833, Clifton), evangelical writer and philanthropist. More was educated at a school in Bristol established by one of her sisters. Around 1773 she came into contact with the literary circle that gathered around S. Johnson, who urged her to publish her poems and plays. She later became identified with the evangelical Clapham Sect, with J. Newton serving as her principal spiritual adviser. Besides her numerous publications she established schools in the west of England, along with friendly s…

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Carter, Grayson, “More, Hannah”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 30 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_14469>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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