May 15, 1859, St. Marylebone, Middlesex, England.

February 25, 1919, Norwich, England.

Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk, England.


Henry was the son of J. P. G. Beech­ing of Bex­hill, Sur­rey.

He was educated at the City of Lon­don School; Bal­li­ol College, Ox­ford (BA 1883, MA 1887); and Dur­ham (DLit 1903).

He took Holy Orders in 1882, and held a number of posts, including Chaplain of Lin­coln’s Inn; Professor of Pastoral and Liturgical Theology, King’s Col­lege, London; Clark Lecturer in English Literature, Trinity College, Cam­bridge; and Dean of Nor­wich. He became Canon of West­min­ster in 1902, and Preacher at Lin­coln’s Inn in 1904.

His works include:

  1. God, Who Created Me
  1. O Wisdom, That with God’s Own Breath