January 2, 1828, Tavistock, Devonshire, England.
March 28, 1896, Hampstead Heath, London, England.
Hampstead Parish Church, Hampstead, London, England.
Elizabeth was the daughter of John Rundle, banker and Member of Parliament. She married barrister Andrew Paton Charles in 1851. Anglican by affiliation, she was a gifted poet, musician, painter, and author, and translated a number of hymns. Her works include:
- The Voice of Christian Life in Song; or, Hymns and Hymn-writers of Many Lands and Ages (New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1859)
- The Three Wakings, and Other Poems, 1859
- Chronicles of the Schönberg-Cotta Family, 1863
- The Early Dawn, 1864
- The Diary of Kitty Trevylan (New York: M. W. Dodd, 1864)
- The Martyrs of Spain and the Liberators of Holland, 1865
- Mary, the Handmaid of the Lord, 1865
- Wanderings over Bible Lands and Seas, 1866
- Poems, 1867
- Songs Old and New, 1882
- Lady Augusta Stanley, 1893
- Early Christian Missions of Ireland, Scotland, and England
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