Frances Ridley Havergal: A Poet for the King is a free-verse biography of Frances Ridley Havergal, an English hymn writer born in 1836. She lived an ordinary if not sheltered life - she never married or had children and died at age 42. However, she lived a consecrated life where Christ was Lord of her time, energy, and talent . and God used her life to touch thousands of people across the world. 131 pages, softcover.