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Edward Caswall
b. July 15, 1814 – d. January 2, 1878 • Hymn writer • Poet • Roman catholic
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Caswall, Edward
Caswall, Edward (1814–78), hymn-writer. Educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, he was Perpetual Curate of Stratford-sub-Castle, Wilts, from 1840 to 1847. In 1847 he was received into the RC Church, and in 1850 (after the death of his wife) became a member of the *Oratory at Edgbaston under J. H. *Newman.
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Caswall, Edward
Caswall, Edward (1814–1878)Anglican minister, poet, and hymn writer who converted to Roman Catholicism in 1847In 1850, as a widower, Caswall retired into a semimonastic life (with the Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a religious society of secular priests directed by John Henry Cardinal Newman). Caswall