Hastings, Lady Flora, daughter of the Marquess of Hastings, was born at Edinburgh, Feb. 11, 1806, and died July 5, 1839. Her hymns appeared in her posthumous Poems by the Lady Flora Hastings, Edited by her Sister [the Marchioness of Bute], 1841. The best known of her hymns is “O Thou, Who for our fallen race." (The humility and love of Christ.) This is usually given in an abbreviated form, as in W. F. Stevenson's Hymns for Church and Home, 1873.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology
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