Sarum Hymnal

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*. He also...

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