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Come Holy Spirit, from above, And from the realms of light and love

Come Holy Spirit, from above, And from the realms of light and love

Translator: Arthur Penrhyn Stanley; Author (attributed to): Robert II, King of France
Tune: BREMEN (Hastings)
Published in 12 hymnals

Translator: Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn, Dean of Westminster, one of the most distinguished English Churchmen of the nineteenth century, was the son of Rev. Edward Stanley, Bishop of Norwich, and was born at Alderly, in Cheshire, December 13, 1815. At the age of fourteen he became a pupil of Dr. Arnold, of Rugby, in whose famous school he displayed a strength of moral character which was a prophecy of the frank and courageous man that was to be. He took well-nigh all the honors at Oxford, where he graduated in 1837. Entering the ministry of the Church of England, he filled successively various positions of honor and responsibility until in 1855 he was appointed Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Oxford. In 1864 he became Dean of Westminster. His… Go to person page >

Author (attributed to): Robert II, King of France

Robert the Second, King of France, surnamed "Le Page" and "Le Devot," born circa 970, was the son of Hugh Capet, the first of the line of kings that succeeded the Carlovingian monarchs on the French throne. After having been associated with his father in the government of the kingdom, in 988 he became king in his own right. The story of his life, rather than of his reign, is a sad one; troubles both in his family and without so multiplying upon him that it needed all the consolation that he sought and found in religion to enable him to bear up against them. Having in 995 or 996 espoused Bertha, the widow of Eades, Count of Chartres, and daughter of Conrad the Pacific, his cousin in the fourth degree (a marriage at that time strictly forbidd… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come Holy Spirit, from above, And from the realms of light and love
Translator: Arthur Penrhyn Stanley
Author (attributed to): Robert II, King of France
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Praise: a manual of worship for public, social and private devotion #152Page Scan
Great Hymns of the Middle Ages #d4
Hymns for the Reformed Church in the United States #255Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Universal #314Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #547Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #633Page Scan
Pearly Portals for the Sabbath School #21Page Scan
Revival Songs. 4th ed. #d43
Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d85
Songs of the Christian Life #200Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #633Page Scan
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #555Page Scan
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