George Rundle Prynne

George Rundle Prynne
Short Name: George Rundle Prynne
Full Name: Prynne, George Rundle, 1818-1903
Birth Year: 1818
Death Year: 1903

George Rundle Prynne studied at S. Catherine's College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. 1839, M.A. 1861. He was ordained Deacon in 1841, and Priest in 1842. He afterwards became Curate of S. Andrew's, Clifton, and entered upon his present incumbency of S. Peter's, Plymouth, in 1848. He has published some sermons and manuals.
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.
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Prynne, George Rundle, M.A., son of John Allen Prynne, was born at West Looe, Cornwall, Aug. 23, 1818, and educated at St. Catherine's College, Cambridge, B.A., 1839; M.A. 1861. He took Holy Orders in 1841, and became Vicar of St. Peter's, Plymouth, in 1848. He has published Parochial Sermons, 1846; Plain Parochial Sermons, 1856; another series, 1876; The Dying Soldier's Visions, and Other Poems and Hymns, 1881, &c. He also published Hymnal suited for the Services of the Church, 1858. His most popular hymn is “Jesu, meek and gentle,” p. 591, ii. His hymns "The day is done; O God the Son" (Evening), and "Thy glory fills the heavens" (The Glory of the Father), have also been included in a few collections. He died Mar. 25, 1903.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


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