Thy Mercies, Lord, To Heaven Reach

Thy mercies, Lord, to heaven reach

Author: William Kethe
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: William Kethe

Kethe, William, is said by Thomas Warton in his History of English Poetry, and by John Strype in his Annals of the Reformation, to have been a Scotsman. Where he was born, or whether he held any preferment in England in the time of Edward VI., we have been unable to discover. In the Brieff discours off the troubles begonne at Franckford, 1575, he is mentioned as in exile at Frankfurt in 1555, at Geneva in 1557; as being sent on a mission to the exiles in Basel, Strassburg, &c, in 1558; and as returning with their answers to Geneva in 1559. Whether he was one of those left behind in 1559 to "finishe the bible, and the psalmes bothe in meeter and prose," does not appear. The Discours further mentions him as being with the Earl of Warwick and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thy mercies, Lord, to heaven reach
Title: Thy Mercies, Lord, To Heaven Reach
Author: William Kethe
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

American Hymns Old and New #28

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements