The Rev. Richard M. Benson was a clergyman of the Church of England, and was one of the "Cowley Brothers." He spent some time in 1870-71 in the United States, labouring with zeal and success in several dioceses.
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >
Benson, Richard Meux, M.A., educated at Christ Church, Oxford; B.A., in honours, 1847, M.A., 1849. On taking Holy Orders, he became curate of St. Mark's, Surbiton, 1849; and Vicar of Cowley, Oxford, 1850. He is also Student of Christ Church, Oxford. His works include The Wisdom of the Son of David; Redemption, 1861; The Divine Rule of Prayer; and others. His hymns, “O Thou whose all redeeming might," a translation of "Jesu, Redemptor omnium," q, v., and "Praise to God Who reigns above," were contributed to Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1861.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
Display Title: O Thou Whose All Redeeming MightFirst Line: O Thou whose all redeeming mightTune Title: AUCTORITATE SAECULIAuthor: Richard M. BensonMeter: LMSource: Unknown author, 11th century; Translated by Richard M. Benson & the compilers of Hymns Ancient and Modern, 1861