Evelyn Underhill (1875 - 1941)
Religious writer, poet and mystic. Served in Admiraly intelligence in World War I but became a pacifist. Influenced by Baron Friedrich von Hugel, who lived in Hampstead, and ‘she devoted herself to giving spiritual direction, retreats etc.’ ‘DNB’ She often stayed with her friend, Mrs Vernon, at 12 Hampstead Square where she died.
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