Bede was "The Father of English Learning"--the man who, more than an other, is representative of ancient England.
--Hymns of the Christian Centuries, p. 31… Go to person page >
Translator: Benjamin Webb
Webb, Benjamin, M.A., was born in London in 1820, and was educated in St. Paul's School; whence he passed to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1838, B.A. 1842, M.A. 1845. Ordained by the Bishop [Monk] of Gloucester and Bristol he was Assistant Curate of Kemeston in Gloucestershire, 1843-44; of Christ Church, St. Pancras, 1847-49; and of Brasted, Kent, 1849-51; at which date he was presented to the P. C. of Sheen in Staffordshire, which he held until 1862, when he became Vicar of St. Andrews, Wells Street, London. In 1881 the Bishop [Jackson] of London collated him to the Prebend of Portpool in St. Paul's Cathedral. Mr. Webb was one of the Founders of the Cambridge Camden, afterwards the Ecclesiological Society; and the Editor of the Ecclesio… Go to person page >
Display Title: Sing we triumphant hymnsFirst Line: Sing we triumphant hymns of praiseTune Title: DEO GRACIASAuthor: Benjamin Webb; Venerable BedeDate: 1992Source: Hymnum canamus gloriae, 11th c.; The Hymnal Noted, 1854
Display Title: Sing We Triumphant Hymns of PraiseFirst Line: Sing we triumphant hymns of praiseTune Title: TUGWOODAuthor: The Venerable Bede; Benjamin WebbMeter: LMSource: translation in The Hymnal Noted, 1854