Cyril Alington

Cyril Alington
Alington in 1908 at the time of his appointment to Shrewsbury School
Short Name: Cyril Alington
Full Name: Alington, Cyril, 1872-1955
Birth Year: 1872
Death Year: 1955

Educated at Trinity College, Oxford, England, Cyril A. Alington (b. Ipswich, England, 1872; d. St. Leonards, Hertfordshire, England, 1955) was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1901. He had a teaching career that included being headmaster at Shrewsbury School and Eton College. He was dean of Durham from 1933-1951 as well as chaplain to the king of England. His writings include literary works and Christianity in England, Good News (1945). Many of his hymns appeared in various twentieth-century editions of the famous British hymnal, Hymns Ancient and Modern.

Bert Polman

Wikipedia Biography

Cyril Argentine Alington (22 October 1872 – 16 May 1955) was an English educationalist, scholar, cleric, and prolific author. He was the headmaster of both Shrewsbury School and Eton College. He also served as chaplain to King George V and as Dean of Durham.

Texts by Cyril Alington (9)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Awake, awake, put on thy strength, O ZionC. A. Alington (Author)English2
Come, you people, rise and singCyril A. Alington (1872-1955) (Author)English5
God, whose city's sure foundationC. A. Alington (Author)English5
Good Christians all, rejoice and singCyril A. Alington (Author)56
Lord of all, to whom aloneC. A. Alington, 1872-1955 (Author)3
Lord of beauty, thine the splendorCyril Argentine Alington (1872-1955) (Author)9
Lord, thou hast brought us to our journey's endCyril A. Alington (Author)3
You that know the Lord is graciousCyril A. Alington, 1872-1955 (Author)English8
Ye that know the Lord is graciousCyril Augustine Alington, 1872-1955 (Author)English4

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