Edward Monro was the eldest son of Edward Monro, M.D., of London, and was born in 1815. He was educated at Oriel College, Oxford (B.A. 1836). Ordained in 1837, he became Incumbent of Harrow-Weald in 1842, and Vicar of St. John's, Leeds, 1860. He died Dec. 13, 1866. He published several Allegories, Sermons, and other works which have mainly gone out of use.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
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The English Hymnal (London: Oxford University Press, 1906)
This version is a recast of Monro’s “In His Own Raiment Clad,” in A Supplement to Hymns Used in the Church of St. John the Evangelist, Leeds (Leeds, England: E. W. Sharp, 1864). Alternate tune: LANGPORT, English traditional melody
Display Title: See Him in Raiment RentFirst Line: See Him in raiment rentTune Title: BRIDGWATERAuthor: Edward Monro; Mrs. M. DearmerMeter: 10.9.10.9Source: The English Hymnal (London: Oxford University Press, 1906)