Jenner, Henry Lascelles, D.D., was educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (LL.B. 1841, in honours; D.D. 1867). Taking Holy Orders in 1843, he held several appointments until 1866, when he was consecrated Bishop of Dunedin. He retired in 1871. He is at present  vicar of Preston-next-Wingham, Diocese of Canterbury, to which he was presented in 1854. His hymn in the 1889 Supplemental Hymns to Hymns Ancient & Modern, "Christians, sing out with exultation" (Christmas), is a translation of "Faisons éclater notre joie." See p. 391, ii.
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