Neale, John Mason
- (1818-1866)Born in London, the son of a clergyman, he won a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge, from where he graduated in 1840. Closely connected to the Oxford Movement-which later brought him into conflict with some of the Church hierarchyhe was one of the founders of the Cambridge Camden Society. For a while he was chaplain and assistant tutor at Downing College, Cambridge. Ordained in 1842, in 1846 he was appointed warden of Sackville College, East Grinstead, Sussex, where he died, leaving behind several charitable institutions for the care of children and women in distress. He was the author of the History of the Holy Eastern Church (1847-1873) and a respected translator of ancient Latin and Greek hymns. Many of his hymns are used in modern hymn books. Some of his hymn/poems: "All glory, laud and honor," "Good Christian men, rejoice," "Good King Wenceslas," "Hymn for Easter Morn," "Jerusalem the golden," "O come, O come, Emmanuel," "Of the Father's love begotten," "Oh, Give Us Back the Days of Old!" "The Guide from St. Stephen the Sabaite."Sources: A Sacrifice of Praise: An Anthology of Christian Poetry in English from Caedmon to the Mid-Twentieth Century. James H. Trott, ed. Cumberland House Publishing, 1999. Biographical Sketches of Memorable Christians of the Past: John Mason Neale (http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bio/220.html). Dictionary of National Biography. Electronic Edition 1.1. Oxford University Press, 1997. Eerdman's Book of Christian Poetry. Pat Alexander and Veronica Zundel, eds. William B. Eerdmans, 1981. The Colum284 bia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.cyberhymnal.org/index.htm). The New Oxford Book of Christian Verse. Donald Davie, ed. Oxford University Press, 1981. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000.
British and Irish poets. A biographical dictionary. William Stewart. 2015.
Look at other dictionaries:
Neale, John Mason — (1818–66) Order Founder and Hymn Writer. Neale was born in London, and was educated at the University of Cambridge. A devoted high churchman, he founded the Cambridge Camden Society in 1839 for the study of ecclesiastical art. This was to… … Who’s Who in Christianity
John Mason Neale — Born 24 January 1818 London, England Died 6 August 1866 East Grinstead, England … Wikipedia
John Mason Neale — (* 24. Januar 1818 in London; † 6. August 1866) war ein anglikanischer Theologe, Priester und Schriftsteller. Leben John Mason Neale wurde als Sohn des anglikanischen Geistlichen Cornelius Neale und dessen Frau Susanna, der Toc … Deutsch Wikipedia
Neale — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Earle Greasy Neale (1891–1973), US amerikanischer Baseballspieler und American Football Trainer Edward Vansittart Neale (1810–1892), englischer Politiker John Mason Neale (1818–1866), englischer… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Neale (surname) — For other uses, see Neale (disambiguation). Neale is a surname, and may refer to Bill Neale, Canadian figure skater Charles Neale, American Jesuit Charles Neale, English footballer Cornelius Neale, English clergyman Douglas Neale, Scottish… … Wikipedia
John Neale Dalton — Canon John Neale Dalton KCVO CMG (24 September 1839 Margate, Kent ndash; 28 July 1931) was a chaplain to Queen Victoria and tutor to King George V of the United Kingdom.Dalton was the son of Reverend John Neale Dalton and Elisa Maria Allies. He… … Wikipedia
John Comper — Reverend John Comper (1823 1903) was an Anglican Priest from Sussex, England who served in the Episcopal Church in Scotland. Origins John Comper was born in Pulborough in Sussex, on 1st October 1823, where his father farmed a smallholding. John… … Wikipedia
Cornelius Neale — (12 August 1789 – February 1823, Chiswick) was an English clergyman. Cornelius Neale came from a London family with an Evangelical background: his father James Neale was one of the founders of the London Missionary Society. He entered St John s… … Wikipedia
O Holy Night (John Berry album) — O Holy Night Studio album by John Berry Released September 26, 1995 ( … Wikipedia
Charlotte Mason — Charlotte Osgood Mason (* 18. Mai 1854 in Princeton (New Jersey); † 15. April 1946 in New York City) war eine US amerikanische Philanthropin und Mäzenatin von Schriftstellern der Harlem Renaissance. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Literatur … Deutsch Wikipedia