Henry Scott Holland

Henry Scott Holland
Short Name: Henry Scott Holland
Full Name: Holland, Henry Scott, 1847-1918
Birth Year: 1847
Death Year: 1918

Holland, Henry Scott, D.D., son of G. H. Holland of Gayton Lodge, Wimbledon Common, was born Jan. 27, 1847, at Ledbury, Hereford, and educated at Eton and at Balliol Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1870, M.A. 1873, D.D. Aberdeen 1903). He became Senior Student of Christ Church, Oxford, in 1870, was ordained D. 1872, P. 1874, and has been Canon of St. Paul's, London, since 1884. His hymn, "Judge eternal, throned in splendour" (Prayer for the Nation), appeared in the Commonwealth for July 1902, and is in The English Hymnal, 1906, No. 423. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

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Henry Scott Holland (1847–1918) was Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford. He was also a canon of Christ Church, Oxford. The Scott Holland Memorial Lectures are held in his memory.

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