Forth comes the standard of the King

Forth comes the standard of the King

Author: Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus
Published in 8 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: Forth comes the standard of the King
Author: Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus

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A Hymnal and Vesperal for the Seasons and Principal Festivals of the Ecclesiastical Year #d16

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d90

The Catholic Hymnal and Service Book. Organ ed. #d40

The Catholic Hymnal and Service Book. Pew ed. #d41

The Little Catholic Hymn Book: Containing a Collection of Hymns, Anthems ... #d16

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