Ye servants of our glorious King

Ye servants of our glorious King. Hymns Ancient and Modern*, from various sources.  This is a translation of a stanzas from a hymn in the Roman Breviary of 1632, ‘Christo profusum sanguinem’, a 17th-century version of the martyrs’ form of ‘Aeterna Christi munera’*. It was used in the First Edition of A&M (1861) and subsequently. According to Frost (1962, p. 516) it consisted of the following stanzas:  stanza 1 by the compilers; stanzas 2 and 3 by Robert Campbell*, from Hymns and Anthems for Use in the Holy Services of the Church within the United Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld, and Dunblane(Edinburgh, 1850).The slight differences in the text were noted by Frost as coming from a...

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