Behold the grant, the king of kings

Behold the grant, the king of kings

Author: Francis Scott Key
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Francis Scott Key

Frances Scott Key USA 1779-1843. Born in Frederick County, MD, and educated at St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD, a devout Episcopalian, he practiced law in Washington, DC for four decades. He was U.S. District Attorney for the District of Columbia until his death. He argued some of his cases at the Supreme Court. Key served briefly in a Georgetown militia unit. He married Mary Tayloe Lloyd in 1802, and they had eleven children: Elizabeth, Maria, Francis, John, Anna. Edward, Daniel, Philip, Ellen, Maria, and Charles. He also wrote a few hymn lyrics. During the War of 1812, which Key was against, the British invaded the U.S. and burned the White House, Capitol Building, and Library of Congress. One of Key’s friends, Dr. William B… Go to person page >

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First Line: Behold the grant, the king of kings
Author: Francis Scott Key
Copyright: Public Domain

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Lyra Sacra Americana #d14

The Church Hymn Book #d89

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