Emma Frances Bevan

BEVAN, (Emma) Frances (née Shuttleworth). b. Oxford, 25 September 1827; d. Cannes, France, 15 March 1909. Born at Oxford, the daughter of the Warden of New College, the anti-Tractarian Philip Shuttleworth, who became Bishop of Chichester in 1840. She married Robert Bevan, a banker, in 1856. She subsequently became a member of the Plymouth Brethren. She referred to herself as ‘Frances Bevan’ or ‘F.B.’. She published many books on religious topics, including Service of Song in the House of the Lord (1884) Three Friends of God: records from the Lives of John Tauler, Nicholas of Basle, and Henry Suso (1887), Matelda [Mechtilde] and the Cloister of Hellfde: extr. from the book of Matilda of...

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