Elizabeth Harcourt Mitchell

Short Name: Elizabeth Harcourt Mitchell
Full Name: Mitchell, Elizabeth Harcourt, 1833-?
Birth Year: 1833

Mitchell, Elizabeth Harcourt, née Rolls, daughter of John E. W. Rolls, of the Hendre, Monmouth, was b. Dec. 15, 1833, and married to F. J. Mitchell, of Llanfrechfa Grange, Caerleon, Monmouthshire, in 1860. Mrs. Mitchell's prose works, published by Masters, Hayes, and the Society from Promoting Christian Knowledge number about 20. Her poetical works are First Fruits, Wild Thyme, The Ballad of the Battle of Trafalgar. To Mrs. Brock's Children's Hymn Book, 1881, she contributed the following:—
1. As Hebrew children strewed their palms. Church Decorators.
2. In the desert all alone. St. John Baptist.
3. King of glory, Saviour dear. Martyrs.
4. Come to the Manger in Bethlehem. Christmas Carol.
5. Good news from the hills of Judea. Christmas Carol.
To the Altar Hymnal, 1884, in addition to translations from the Latin (see Index of Authors and Translators), Mrs. Mitchell contributed the following original hymns:—
6. As Abel brought the lamb to Thee. Harvest.
7. Jesus, glorious Prince of angels. Processional for St, Michael and All Angels.
8. Lamb most holy, King most lowly. All Saints.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


Texts by Elizabeth Harcourt Mitchell (11)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
As Hebrew children strewed their palmsElizabeth Harcourt Mitchell (Author)3
Come to the manger in BethlehemElizabeth H. Mitchell (Author)7
Good news from the hills of JudeaMrs. Mitchell (Author)4
I passed the hill, I shut mine eyesElizabeth Harcourt Mitchell (Author)2
King of glory, Savior dearMrs. Mitchell (Author)English8
Lamb most holy, King most lowlyElizabeth Harcourt Mitchell (Author)2
Mourners, wherefore come to weep In the morning cold and grey?Elizabeth Harcourt Mitchell (Author)2
Ring out, delightful Easter bellsElizabeth Harcourt Mitchell (Author)2
Saw ye my Lord where the violets bloom?Elizabeth Harcourt Mitchell (Author)2
Two bright angels came this mornElizabeth Harcourt Mitchell (Author)2
We laid him down with sighs and tearsE. H. Mitchell (Author)2

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