Episode 20

Ep20: Hannah More

Hannah More was a poet, playwright, educator and anti-slavery campaigner, who was the most influential female philanthropist of her day. Seen by some as an early feminist, and others as an anti-feminist, she remains a controversial figure.


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SOURCES

Dr Jo Edwards: The Hannah More Society

The collected letter of Hannah More: http://hannahmoreletters.co.uk

1: Wedding details. Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser - Wednesday 18 December 1833

2: Funeral details. Royal Cornwall Gazette: Saturday 28 September 1833

3: Park Street School, Mendip Aurguments. Dublin Observer - Saturday 21 September 1833

The Abolition Project: http://abolition.e2bn.org/people_60.html


Further Reading

The First Victorian by Anne Scott

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