Indelible Grace Hymnbook

Henry Lyte

Born: June 1, 1793, Ed­nam (near Kel­so), Scot­land.

Died: No­vem­ber 20, 1847, Nice, France.

Buried: Eng­lish Cem­e­tery, Nice, France.

Orphaned at an ear­ly age, Lyte at­tend­ed Trin­i­ty Coll­ege in Dub­lin, Ire­land, dis­ting­uish­ing him­self in Eng­lish po­e­try. In 1815, he was or­dained, and served a num­ber of par­ish­es in Ire­land and west­ern Eng­land. How­e­ver, for most of his ca­reer, he was pas­tor at All Saints Church in Low­er Brix­ham, De­vons­hire, Eng­land. He wrote two books of re­li­gious po­e­try and hymns:

Poems Chief­ly Re­li­gious, 1833 & 1845
The Spir­it of the Psalms, 1834

Source: The Cyber Hynmal