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Behold the royal ensigns fly

Behold the royal ensigns fly

Author: Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus

Fortunatus, Venantius Honorius Clementianus, was born at Ceneda, near Treviso, about 530. At an early age he was converted to Christianity at Aquileia. Whilst a student at Ravenna he became almost blind, and recovered his sight, as he believed miraculously, by anointing his eyes with some oil taken from a lamp that burned before the altar of St. Martin of Tours, in a church in that town. His recovery induced him to make a pilgrimage to the shrine of St. Martin, at Tours, in 565, and that pilgrimage resulted in his spending the rest of his life in Gaul. At Poitiers he formed a romantic, though purely platonic, attachment for Queen Rhadegunda, the daughter of Bertharius, king of the Thuringians, and the wife, though separated from him, of Lot… Go to person page >

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First Line: Behold the royal ensigns fly
Author: Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus

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Anthems, Hymns ... Usually Sung at the Catholic Church in Boston #d3

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Hymns, for the Use of the Catholic Church in the United States of America (New ed.) #47

Manual of Catholic Melodies #d14

Roman Catholic Manual, or Collection of Prayers, Anthems, Hymns, etc. #d3

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The Catholic Harp #51

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