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|John Mason Neale (18181866)|
|Neale, John Mason. A notable English church historian and poet; born in London, Jan. 24, 1818; died at East Grinstead, Aug. 6, 1866. He was an extreme High-Churchman; founded a sisterhood, was inhibited from church ministrations for fourteen years, and once burned in effigy. His translations of Latin and Greek hymns are among the finest religious lyrics in the language; the most famous are Art Thou Weary and Jerusalem the Golden. His best-known books are: History of the Holy Eastern Church; Mediæval Hymns; Hymns of the Eastern Church; and History of the So-called Jansenist Church of Holland.|