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All praise to Thee, who safe hast kept

Author: Thomas Ken

Thomas Ken (b. Berkampstead, Hertfordshire, England, 1637; d. Longleat, Wiltshire, England, 1711) studied at Winchester College, Hart Hall, and New College, Oxford, England. Ordained in the Church of England in 1662, he served variously as pastor, chaplain at Winchester College (1669-1679), chaplain to Princess (later Queen) Mary in The Hague, and bishop of Bath and Wells (1685-1691). He was a man of conscience and independent mind who did not shirk from confrontations with royalty. When King Charles II came to visit Winchester, he took along his mistress, the famous actress Nell Gwynne. Ken was asked to provide lodging for her. The story is told that Ken quickly declared his house under repair and had a builder take off the roof! He later… Go to person page >

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First Line: All praise to Thee, who safe hast kept
Author: Thomas Ken
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

DOMINUS REGIT ME (Dykes)


MORNING HYMN (Barthélemon)

During the early 1780s François H. Barthélemon (b. Bordeaux, France, 1741; d. Southwark, Surrey, England, 1808) wrote MORNING HYMN at the request of Jacob Duche, chaplain at the Female Orphan Asylum in London, England. Duche had requested that Barthélemon compose a tune for the well-known morning…

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LOB SEI DEM ALLMÄCHTIGEN GOTT (Gesangbuch der Brüder)


Timeline

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Church Hymns #2b

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Hymns of the Kingdom of God #345

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Salvation Army Songs #746

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The Church Porch #2

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The Church Porch #2

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The Hymnal #2b

The Sarum Hymnal #002iii

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