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O blessing rich, for sons of men

O blessing rich, for sons of men

Author: William Walsham How
Tune: RICH
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: William Walsham How

How, William Walsham, D.D., son of William Wybergh How, Solicitor, Shrewsbury, was born Dec. 13, 1823, at Shrewsbury, and educated at Shrewsbury School and Wadham College, Oxford (B.A. 1845). Taking Holy Orders in 1846, he became successively Curate of St. George's, Kidderminster, 1846; and of Holy Cross, Shrewsbury, 1848. In 1851 he was preferred to the Rectory of Whittington, Diocese of St. Asaph, becoming Rural Dean in 1853, and Hon. Canon of the Cathedral in 1860. In 1879 he was appointed Rector of St. Andrew's Undershaft, London, and was consecrated Suffragan Bishop for East London, under the title of the Bishop of Bedford, and in 1888 Bishop of Wakefield. Bishop How is the author of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Commen… Go to person page >

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First Line: O blessing rich, for sons of men
Author: William Walsham How

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d494
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #767Page Scan
The Coronation Hymnal #d241
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #896Page Scan
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d610



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