1828-1896

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:

  1. Age After Age Shall Call Her Blessed
  2. Around a Table, Not a Tomb
  3. Come and Rejoice with Me!
  4. Is Thy Cruse of Comfort Wasting?
  5. Jesus, What Once Thou Wast
  6. Never Further Than Thy Cross
  7. No Gospel Like This Feast
  8. Praise Ye the Triune God
  9. What Marks the Dawning of the Year?
  1. As the Harp Strings Only Render
  2. Dost Thou in a Manger Lie?
  3. In the Fount of Life Perennial
  4. Lo, the Day, the Day of Life!
  5. Morning Kindles All the Sky, The

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