Denny, Sir Edward, Bart . Sir Edward Denny, son of Sir E. Denny, 4th baronet, of Tralee Castle, County of Kerry, was born 2 Oct., 1796, and succeeded his father in August, 1831. He is a member of the Plymouth Brethren, and has contributed largely to their hymnody. His first publication, in which many of his hymns appeared, was A Selection of Hymns, Lond. Central Tract Depot, 1839. This was followed by Hymns & Poems , Lond., 1848 (third ed., 1870). He has also published several prose works. Many of his hymns are popular, and are in extensive use as:—" A pilgrim through this lonely world"; "Bride of the Lamb, rejoice, rejoice"; “Bright with all His crowns of glory"; “Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart”; "Sweet feast of love d… Go to person page >
Bright with all His crowns of glory. Sir E. Denny, Bart. [Christ in Glory.] Published in the Hymns for the Poor of the Flock , 1838, No. 143, and his Selection of Hymns, 1839, No. 333, and again in his Hymns and Poems, 1848, p. 53, in 4 stanzas of 6 lines, and entitled "The King on His throne." It is a spirited hymn and worthy of more extended use than is accorded to it. In 1867 it was re-written in 3 stanzas for the People's Hymnal.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
William H. Monk (PHH 332) composed CORONAE in 1871. The following year it was published in J Ireland Tucker's Hymnal with Tunes Old and New as a setting for Thomas Kelly's text "Look, ye saints, the sight is glorious." That text had "Crown him!" in each stanza, thus the title for this tune.
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Display Title: Bright with All His Crowns of GloryFirst Line: Bright with all His crowns of gloryTune Title: CORONAEAuthor: Edward DennyMeter: 87.87.47Source: Hymns for the Poor of the Flock, 1838, number 143