United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel

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Education Clotilde Graves
In The Dop Doctor she presents what sounds like a personal memory of attending a North Antrim Sunday-school run under the auspices of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel for the purposes of...
Occupation Charlotte Yonge
CY donated the profits from her books to Anglican causes, especially missionary work. She supported the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel , the Universities' Mission to Central Africa , the Melanesian Mission to the Pacific
Occupation Frances Brooke
FB presented to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts a petition from Québec protestants to have John Brooke appointed a missionary there.
Catto, Susan J. Modest Ambition: The Influence of Henry Fielding, Samuel Richardson, and the Ideal of Female Diffidence on Sarah Fielding, Charlotte Lennox, and Frances Brooke. University of Oxford, 1998.
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McMullen, Lorraine. An Odd Attempt in a Woman: The Literary Life of Frances Brooke. University of British Columbia Press, 1983.
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Occupation Sarah, Lady Cowper
As a moderately rich widow she launched with gusto on a career of charitable giving (traditionally expected of pious widows). She set up charity schools and was a generous donor to the recently founded Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
Textual Features Clotilde Graves
CG gave some attention in this novel to shaping her Dehan identity. A three-paragraph dedication To One Across the Sea, dated from South Wales on 22 April 1909, gives the impression that Mr Dehan...
Textual Production Agnes Giberne
AG 's illustrated book Val and his Friends was published by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts , with an introductory note by Charles Henry Robinson .
British Library Catalogue.

Timeline

1701
The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (a major Anglican missionary organisation) was founded as an offshoot of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge .
1831
Members of the female auxiliary were allowed to attend Bible Society public meetings.