July 12, 1811, Mixbury rectory, Oxfordshire, England.

April 5, 1879, Chiesa di Santa Maria in Portico in Campitelli, Rome, Italy.

Cemetery of San Lorenzo in Campo Verano, Rome, Italy.

William was the eldest son of William Jocelyn Palmer, Rector of Mixbury, and brother of Roundell Palmer. He earned his BA degree from Magdalen College, Oxford, and eventually became Fellow, Tutor, and Vice-President there. He converted to Roman Catholicism in 1855. His works include:

  1. Again the Dawn Gives Warning Meet
  2. At Length the Six Days’ Course Is Past
  3. Bathed in Tears, and Deeply Grieving
  4. Christ, in Highest Heaven Enthronèd
  5. Exiled from Paradise and Heaven
  6. Great God, What Terror Fills the Eye
  7. Hark, Louder Through Surrounding Gloom
  8. How Tenderly, How Patiently
  9. Mysterious Sign of Royalty
  10. Now, Sion, to the Approaching King
  11. O Brightness of the Father’s Light
  12. O Gracious Word, That Issuing Forth from Heav’n
  13. O Threefold Holiness and Might
  14. Spouse of Christ, in Arms Contending
  15. Suppliant I Adore Thee, Latent Deity

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