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Irons, William Josiah, D.D.

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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Ironside, Gilbert, D.D.
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an English clergyman, was born at Hoddesdon, Hertshire, September 12, 1812. He graduated from Queen's College, Oxford, in 1833; became curate at Newington in 1835, rector at Walworth in 1837, of Barkway in 1838, of Brompton in 1842; prebendary of St. Paul's, London, in 1860; rector at Wadingham, Lincolnshire, in 1870; of St. Mary's, Woolnoth, London, in 1872, and died June 19, 1883. Besides numerous lectures, sermons, and ecclesiastical essays, Dr. Irons published several poetical works, especially Hymns for the Church (1875), from which a number of pieces have been adopted in many modern hymnals, notably his version of the Dies Irae (q.v.).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Irons, William Josiah, D.D.'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​i/irons-william-josiah-dd.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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