Housman, Lawrence, author and artist, was born July 18, 1867, at Bromsgrove, Worcs. His devotional poetry is principally in his Spikenard, 1898, and Bethlehem, 1902. To the English Hymnal, 1906, he contributed eight translations (142, 188, 191, 228, 229, 230, 231, 234); also three original hymns, with a fourth previously published, viz.:—
1. Lord God of Hosts, within Whose hand. St. George.
2. The Maker of the sun and moon. Christmas. From Bethlehem, 1902, p. 75.
3. The Saint who first found grace to pen. St. Mark.
4. When Christ was born in Bethlehem. Holy Innocents. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)… Go to person page >
Display Title: The Saint Who First Found Grace to PenFirst Line: The saint who first found grace to penTune Title: BROCKHAMAuthor: Laurence HousmanMeter: LMSource: The English Hymnal (London: Oxford University Press, 1906), number 220
Display Title: The Saint who first found grace to penFirst Line: The Saint who first found grace to penTune Title: BROCKHAMAuthor: Laurence Housman, 1865-1959Meter: LMDate: 1986Subject: St. Mark | April 25th; The Christian Year | Festivals and Other Holy Days: Proper