Sarum Hymnal, The (1868). This hymnbook was a successor to The Salisbury Hymn Book (1857), edited by Horatio Bolton Nelson*. In The Sarum Hymnal the editors were Earl Nelson, James Russell Woodford* and Edward Arthur Dayman*. Woodford was rector of Kempsford, Gloucestershire, and subsequently Bishop of Ely. He had previously edited The Parish Hymn Book (1863) with Hyde Wyndham Beadon* and Greville Phillimore*. Woodford included three of his own hymns:
‘Lamb of God, for sinners slain’
‘Not by Thy mighty hand’
‘Within the Father’s house’
and two translations:
‘Lord of the hearts of men’, from the Paris Breviary
‘Thee we adore, O hidden Saviour, Thee’ , from Thomas Aquinas*.
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