Born: De­cem­ber 29, 1809, Li­ver­pool, Eng­land.

Died: May 19, 1898, Ha­war­den, Dee­side, Flint­shire, Wales.

Buried: West­min­ster Ab­bey, Lon­don, Eng­land.


William was the son of John Glad­stone and Ann Ro­bert­son, and hus­band of Cath­er­ine Glynne.

He served as Prime Min­is­ter of Bri­tain, 1868–74, 1880–85, 1886 & 1892–94.

His works in­clude:

  1. Lord, as Thy Tem­ple’s Por­tals Close
  1. Jesus, pro me per­for­a­tus
  2. Scis te lass­um? Scis lan­guen­tem?
  3. Senti, Sen­ti, an­i­ma mea