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us: Brooke, Stopford A. (Stopford Augustus), 1832-1916


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    • us: Brooke, Stopford Augustus, 1832-1916
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    • found: Life and letters of Frederick W. Robertson, M.A., incumbent of Trinity Chapel, Brighton, 1847-53, 1866: title page (edited by Stopford A. Brooke, M.A., late chaplain to the Embassy at Berlin)
    • found: The late Rev. F.D. Maurice, 1872: title page (a sermon preached by Stopford A. Brooke at York-Street Chapel, St. James's)
    • found: Faith and freedom, 1881: title page (by Stopford A. Brooke)
    • found: English literature, 1882: title page (by the Rev. Stopford Brooke, M.A.)
    • found: Poems, 1888 : title page (by Stopford A. Brooke)
    • found: A treasury of Irish poetry in the English tongue, 1900: title page (edited by Stopford A. Brooke)
    • found: On ten plays of Shakespeare, 1916: title page (by Stopford A. Brooke)
    • found: Encyclop√¶dia Britannica, 1911: Brooke, Stopford Augustus (English divine and man of letters; born at Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland, in 1832; educated at Trinity College, Dublin; ordained in the Church of England in 1857 with various posts in London, from 1863 to 1865 chaplain to the Empress Frederick in Berlin, and in 1872 became chaplain in ordinary to Queen Victoria; in 1880, seceded from the Church, being no longer able to accept its leading dogmas, and officiated as a Unitarian minister; a man of independent means, he was always keenly interested in literature and art, and a fine critic of both)
    • found: Hymnary.org web site, viewed 20 May 2016: Stopford A. Brooke (Brooke, Stopford Augustus, M.A.; born at Letterkenny, Donegal, Nov. 14, 1832; educated at Trinity College, Dublin, graduating B.A. (1856) and M.A. (1858), and received the Downes prize and the Vice-Chancellor's prize for English verse; on taking Holy Orders he was successively Curate of St. Matthew's, Marylebone (1857-59), Kensington (1860-63), Chaplain to the British Embassy at Berlin (1863-65), Minister of St. James's Chapel, York Street, London (1866-75), Bedford Chapel (1876); appointed Chaplain in Ordinary to the Queen in 1872; on seceding from the Church of England in 1881, he published for the use of his congregation, Christian Hymns, a collection of 269 pieces of which he authored some) {http://www.hymnary.org/person/Brooke_SA}
    • found: NetHymnal web site, viewed 20 May 2016: Stopford Augustus Brooke (born: November 14, 1832, Glendoen, Letterkenney, Donegal, Ireland; died: March 18, 1916, The Four Winds, Ewhurst, Surrey, England; buried: Parish Church of St. John, Hampstead, London) {http://cyberhymnal.org/bio/b/r/o/brooke_sa.htm}
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 20 May 2016: Stopford Brooke (chaplain) (Stopford Augustus Brooke (14 November 1832-18 March 1916) was an Irish churchman, royal chaplain and writer; born in the rectory of Glendoen, near Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland, of which parish his maternal grandfather, Joseph Stopford, was then rector; eldest son of the Rev. Richard Sinclair Brooke; educated at Trinity College, Dublin; ordained in the Church of England in 1857; in 1869 with his brother Edward he made long tours of Donegal and Sligo, and spent much time at Kells studying Irish antiquities; in 1875, became chaplain in ordinary to Queen Victoria, and, in 1880, he seceded from the Church and officiated as a Unitarian minister; gave the inaugural lecture to the Irish Literary Society, London, in 1893; married to Emma Wentworth-Beaumont, and had two sons; his work brought him into touch with most of his famous contemporaries)
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