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Tucker, Charlotte Maria

TUCKER, CHARLOTTE MARIA (1821-1893), English author, who wrote under the pseudonym "A.L.O.E." (a Lady of England) , was born near Barnet, Middlesex, on the 8th of May 1821, the daughter of Henry St George Tucker (1771-1851)^ distinguished official of the East India Company. From 1852 till her death she wrote many stories for children, most of them allegories with an obvious moral, and devoted the proceeds to charity. In 1875 she left England for India to engage in missionary work, and died at Amritsar on the 2nd of December 1893.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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