King of mercy, King of love

King of mercy, King of love

Author: Henry Vaughan
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Henry Vaughan

Vaughan, Henry, M.D., commonly called "The Silurist," was one of twin brothers born of a titled family at Newton, Llansaintffiad, in 1621. After studying under the Rev. Matthew Herbert, Rector of Llangattock, he proceeded to Jesus College, Oxford, in 1638; but through the national troubles of those days, his studies, in common with those of his brother, were interrupted, and they had to leave the University. Subsequently he entered the medical profession, and practised at Brecon and at Newton. He died April 23, 1695. His published works include, Poems with the Tenth Satire of Juvenal Englished, 1646; Olor Iscanus, 1651; The Mount of Olives, 1652, &c. As a religious poet he followed very closely the peculiarities of George Herbert, of whose… Go to person page >

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Author: Henry Vaughan



HALTON HOLGATE (also called SHARON) is a version of a psalm tune originally composed by William Boyce (b. London, England, 1710; d. Kensington, London, 1779) and published around 1765 in his <cite>Collection of Melodies,</cite> including tunes by various composers for Christopher Smart&#…

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Church Music, a Collection of Hymn Tunes. #d79
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #591Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #591Page Scan
The Cambridge Hymnal #56
The Harp #665Page Scan
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