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RICHMAL MANGNALL (r769-1820)

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 572 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RICHMAL MANGNALL (r769-1820), English schoolmistress, was born, probably at Manchester, on the 7th of March 1769. She was a pupil and finally mistress of a school at Crofton Hall, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, which she conducted most success-fully until her death there on the 1st of May 1820. She was the author of Historical and Miscellaneous Questions for the Use of Young People (r800), generally known as " Mangnall's Questions," which was prominent in the education of English girls in the first half of the 19th century.
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