Dearmer, Percy, M.A., son of Thomas Dearmer, was born in London, Feb. 27, 1867, and educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford (B.A. 1890, M.A. 1896). He was ordained D. 1891, P. 1892, and has been since 1901 Vicar of S. Mary the Virgin, Primrose Hill, London. He has been Secretary of the London Branch of the Christian Social Union since 1891, and is the author of The Parson's Handbook, 1st edition, 1899, and other works. He was one of the compilers of the English Hymnal, 1906, acting as Secretary and Editor, and contributed to it ten translations (38, 95, 150, 160, 165, 180, 215, 237, 352, 628) and portions of two others (242, 329), with the following originals:—
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Martyr Dei qui unicum , p. 716, ii. Additional translations are:—
1. Thou Martyr of unconquered might, in the Office Hymn Book, 1889, No. 796, and 1905, No. 271.
2. Martyr of God, whose strength was steeled, by P. Dearmer, in The English Hymnal , 1906. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
Display Title: Martyr of God, Whose Strength Was SteeledFirst Line: Martyr of God, whose strength was steeledTune Title: WHITEHALLAuthor: Anonymous; Percy DearmerMeter: LMSource: The English Hymnal (London: Oxford University Press, 1906), number 180
Display Title: Martyr of God, whose strength was steeledFirst Line: Martyr of God, whose strength was steeledTune Title: MARTYR DEIAuthor: Percy Dearmer, 1867-1936Date: 1986Subject: Martyrs | ; Office Hymn | ; The Christian Year | Festivals and Other Holidays: GeneralSource: Latin, c. 10th century