Henry Francis Lyte
b. June 1, 1793 – d. November 20, 1847 • Anglican • Hymn writer • Poet
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Lyte, Henry Francis
Lyte, Henry Francis (1793–1847)Hymn writer and poetBorn in Scotland and educated at Trinity College, Dublin, Lyte entered the ministry of the Church of Ireland. After a curacy in Ireland, he moved to England, where he married and held several more curacies, the last being at Lower Brixham, Devon. Plagued