Lord of beauty, thine the splendor

Author: Cyril Alington

Educated at Trinity College, Oxford, England, Cyril A. Alington (b. Ipswich, England, 1872; d. St. Leonards, Hertfordshire, England, 1955) was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1901. He had a teaching career that included being headmaster at Shrewsbury School and Eton College. He was dean of Durham from 1933-1951 as well as chaplain to the king of England. His writings include literary works and Christianity in England, Good News (1945). Many of his hymns appeared in various twentieth-century editions of the famous British hymnal, Hymns Ancient and Modern. Bert Polman Go to person page >



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Ancient and Modern #541

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #470

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #29

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Common Praise #258

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #415

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #106

Hymns Old and New #314

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #28

The New English Hymnal #265

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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