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Wordsworth, Christopher

(1807–85). B. Lambeth, Eng.; nephew of W. Wordsworth*; father of J. Wordsworth*; educ. Winchester and Cambridge; headmaster Harrow 1836–44; canon Westminster 1844; lecturer Cambridge 1848–49; priest 19 yrs. Stanford-in-the-Vale cum Goosey, Berkshire; bp. Lincoln 1869. Works include a ch. hist. to 451 AD, a Bible commentary, and The Holy Year, which contains hymns for the ch. yr. Hymns include “O Day of Rest and Gladness”; “Songs of Thankfulness and praise”; “See, the Conqueror Mounts in Triumph”; “Arm These Thy Soldiers, Mighty Lord”: “O Lord of Heaven and Earth and Sea”; “Hark! the Sound of Holy Voices”; “Thou Who the Night in Prayer Didst Spend.”

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