Introduction to the life and context of Charlotte Mary Yonge


This section of the Charlotte Mary Yonge Fellowship website places Charlotte Yonge in her historical and intellectual context.
Here you will find:

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An outline of her life and home (with links to other illustrated sites which cover these areas in more detail)

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Material on the Oxford Movement (Tractarian movement) in the Church of England. This includes information on the Rev. John Keble, Charlotte's Yojnge's spiritual mentor

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An account of the work of the Butler group at Wantage, of which Charlotte Yonge was an external member (not yet ready)

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An article on the "Goslings" group. As "Mother Goose", the convenor of an essay society to which a number of teenage girls and young women belonged, Yonge exerted a formative influence on writers of the next generation

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An edited contemporary account of Charlotte's obituary, charitable bequest and funeral

   

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