Lift High the Cross

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Author: G. W. Kitchin, 1827-1912

George Kitchin Birth: December 7, 1827, Naughton, Suffolk, England Death: October 13, 1912, Durham, England George William Kitchin wrote "Lift High the Cross" in 1887. Kitchin was born to a minister in Naughton, Suffolk, England. He attended King's College School and King's College. Later, he attended Christ Church College in Oxford, England, where he took a Double First in Classics and Mathematics in 1850. In 1854, Kitchin was an examiner in Mathematics. He married in 1863, and then served as Oxford's first Censor of non-collegiate students from 1868 to 1883. In 1883 he became Dean of Winchester, and he went on to become the Dean of Durham in 1894. Four years before his death, in 1908, he was appointed as Chancellor of D… Go to person page >

Author: M. R. Newbolt, 1874-1956

Michael R. Newbolt was educated at St. John's College, Oxford, and ordained as priest in the Church of England in 1900. He ministered at several churches during the early part of his career and then became principal of the Missionary College in Dorchester (1910-1916). From 1916 to 1927 he served St. Michael and All Angels Church in Brighton and from 1927 to 1946 was canon of Chester Cathedral. Newbolt wrote several theological works, including a commentary on the Book of Revelation. --www.hymnary.org/hymn/PsH/373 Go to person page >

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First Line: Led on their way by this triumphant sign
Title: Lift High the Cross
Author: G. W. Kitchin, 1827-1912
Author: M. R. Newbolt, 1874-1956 (alt.)
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: By permission of Hymns Ancient & Modern, Ltd.

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