Palmer, William, M.A., eldest s. of W. J. Palmer, Rector of Mixbury, Oxford, was born July 12, 1811, and matriculated at Magdalen College, Oxford, July 27, 1826, aged 15. He graduated B.A. 1831, and M.A. 1833. He subsequently was a Fellow, Bursar, Tutor, and Vice-President of his College; and also held other important appointments both at Oxford and at the University of Durham. He joined the Church of Rome in 1855, and died April 5, 1879. Mr. Palmer published some translations of Latin hymns as Short Poems and Hymns, the latter mostly Translations, Oxford. Printed by I. Shrimpton, mdcccxlv. A few of these have come into common use. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907) Go to person page >
Author: Jean B. Contes
Born: Circa 1601.
Died: July 4, 1679, Paris, France.
De Contes became Dean of Paris in 1647.
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IN BABILONE is a traditional Dutch melody that appeared in Oude en Nieuwe Hollantse Boerenlities en Contradansen (Old and New Dutch Peasant Songs and Country Dances), c. 1710. Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) discovered this tune as arranged by Julius Rontgen (b. Leipzig, Germany, 1855; d. Utrecht,…
Display Title: Spouse of Christ, in Arms ContendingFirst Line: Spouse of Christ, in arms contendingTune Title: GOTT WILL'S MACHENAuthor: Jean B. de Contes, ?-1679; William PalmerMeter: 87.87Source: Paris Missal, 1665; Translation in Short Poems and Hymns, 1845, number 75