Benjamin Francis

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Life

Born: 1734

Died: 1799

Biography Benjamin Francis was a Welsh Baptist minister and writer of hymns both in Welsh and in English: for most of his career, he was the minister for the Baptist church at Shortwood, near Horsley, Gloucestershire. Several of his English-language hymns were set to music by Thomas Clark in Clark's collection The Congregational Harmonist [1828-1837] at the request of Benjamin Francis' grandson, Benjamin Francis Flint, who later collaborated with Clark in assisting Alexander Hume as editors of British Psalmody, Edinburgh: [1844].

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