Baynes, Robert Hall, M.A., s. of the Rev. Joseph Baynes, b. at Wellington, Somerset, Mar. 10, 1831, and educated at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, graduating B.A. 1856, and M.A. 1859. Ordained in 1855, he held successively the Curacy of Christ Church, Blackfriars, the P. Curacy of St. Paul's, Whitechapel; of Holy Trinity, Maidstone, and of St. Michael's, Coventry. In 1870 he was Bp. designate of Madagascar; but resigned in 1871. In 1873 he was appointed Hon. Canon of Worcester Cathedral, and in 1880 Vicar of Holy Trinity, Folkestone. Canon Baynes is more widely known as the compiler of some most successful books of sacred poetry than as an original hymn-writer, although some of his hymns are of considerable merit, and are in extensive use. Of the… Go to person page >
Holy Spirit, Lord of glory. R. H. Baynes. [Confirmation.] Printed in the Churchman's Shilling Magazine, May, 1868; and again in the author's Autumn Memories & Other Verses, 1869, in 5 stanzas of 6 lines. In 1871 it was included with slight alterations in the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Church Hymns, and again in other hymnals.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
Display Title: Holy Spirit, Lord Of GloryFirst Line: Holy Spirit, Lord of gloryTune Title: INGATESTONEAuthor: Robert H. BaynesMeter: 87.87.87Source: Church Hymns with Tunes, by Arthur S. Sullivan, 1874