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John Mason Neale
b. January 24, 1818 – d. August 6, 1866 • Anglican • Hymn writer • Scholar
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Neale, John Mason
Neale, John Mason (1818–66), Anglican author and hymn-writer. He was educated at Sherborne and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he became imbued with *High Church ideals, and in 1839, with his lifelong friend B. *Webb, was one of the founders of the *Cambridge Camden Society (q.v.). Ordained in 1842,
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Neale, John Mason
Neale, John Mason (1818–1866)Anglican hymnologist, liturgist, and historianBorn in London, educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, Neale was ordained deacon in 1841 and priest in 1842. As an undergraduate at Cambridge, he was one of the founders of the Cambridge Camden Society. Neale’s strong High