What creature, O sweet Lord

What creature, O sweet Lord

Author: Philip Howard, Earl of Arundel
Tune: OLD 25TH
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Author: Philip Howard, Earl of Arundel

Howard, Philip, Earl of Arundel, son of Thomas fourth Duke of Norfolk, was b. June 28, 1557, at Arundel House, London. He fell under suspicion of dealings with Mary Queen of Scots, was committed to the Tower of London in 1585, and died there Oct. 19, 1595. During his imprisonment he wrote some verses found in his translation of An Epistle in the person of Christ to the faithful Soul, by Johann Justus, a native of Landsberg, in Bavaria, generally known as Lauspergius or Landsberger (d. 1539). The verses are not translations from Lanspergius. They are in the 1st ed. of the An Epistle, 1595 [Lambeth Library, 32, 9, 5], but not in the ed. of 1610 [Brit. Mus., G. 20019], or the reprint of 1876. From these verses C. T. Gatty made two centos for t… Go to person page >

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First Line: What creature, O sweet Lord
Author: Philip Howard, Earl of Arundel
Publication Date: 1967
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1967.


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The Cambridge Hymnal #133

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