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Frances Ridley Havergal
b. December 14, 1836 – d. June 3, 1879 • Hymn writer • Poet
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Havergal, Frances Ridley
Havergal, Frances Ridley (1836–79), hymn-writer. She was the daughter of William Henry Havergal (1793–1870), the writer of much sacred music. Endowed with remarkable ability for composing verse, she contributed many poems and hymns to Good Words and other religious periodicals. Some of these have found
Compton’s Encyclopedia
Havergal, Frances Ridley
Havergal, Frances Ridley(1836–79). The British hymn writer Frances Ridley Havergal wrote devotional poetry expressing deep religious feeling. Her hymns are well known especially within Protestant denominations.Born into an Anglican clergy family in Astley, Worcestershire, England, on Dec. 14, 1836,
Who’s Who in Christian History
Havergal, Frances Ridley
Havergal, Frances Ridley (1836–1879)English poet whose verse made a significant contribution to Christian hymnodyHavergal’s father, William Henry Havergal, was an Anglican rector in Worcestershire. An accomplished musician who wrote about one hundred hymns, he instilled in his daughter a lifelong passion