Richard Meux Benson

Richard Meux Benson
Short Name: Richard Meux Benson
Full Name: Benson, Richard Meux, 1824-1915
Birth Year: 1824
Death Year: 1915

The Rev. Richard M. Benson was a clergyman of the Church of England, and was one of the "Cowley Brothers." He spent some time in 1870-71 in the United States, labouring with zeal and success in several dioceses.
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.
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Benson, Richard Meux , M.A., educated at Christ Church, Oxford; B.A., in honours, 1847, M.A., 1849. On taking Holy Orders, he became curate of St. Mark's, Surbiton, 1849; and Vicar of Cowley, Oxford, 1850. He is also Student of Christ Church, Oxford. His works include The Wisdom of the Son of David; Redemption, 1861; The Divine Rule of Prayer; and others. His hymns, “O Thou whose all redeeming might," a translation of "Jesu, Redemptor omnium," q, v., and "Praise to God Who reigns above," were contributed to Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1861.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Texts by Richard Meux Benson (4)sort descendingAsInstances
O Jesu, Saviour of mankindFather Benson SSJE, 1824-1915 (Translator)3
O thou whose all redeeming mightRichard Meux Benson (Author)2
Praise to God, who reigns aboveRev. Richard Meux Benson (Author)12
Seraphim his praises singRichard Meux Benson (Author)1

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