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Yonge, Charlotte Marylocked

(1823–1901)
  • Elisabeth Jay

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Yonge, Charlotte Mary (1823–1901), novelist, was born at Otterbourne House, near Winchester, Hampshire, on 11 August 1823, the only daughter and eldest child of William Crawley Yonge (1795–1854), magistrate, and Frances Mary Bargus (1795–1868). Both parents were from clerical families. William's marriage was conditional upon his renouncing his career as a soldier and the ...

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