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Kingsley, Charleslocked

(1819–1875)
  • Norman Vance

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Kingsley, Charles (1819–1875), novelist, Church of England clergyman, and controversialist, was born on 12 June 1819 at Holne vicarage, Devon, on the eastern edge of Dartmoor. He was the eldest of the six surviving children of Revd Charles Kingsley (1781–1860), then (briefly) curate of ...

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