Samuel Crossman

bpt. 28 September 1625–4 February 1683/4 

Note: Crossman died on 4 Feb. 1683, during a time period in which the new year did not begin until March 25, so some biographies give the corrected calendar year as 1684. 

Featured Hymns:

My song is love unknown

Published works:

The Young Man’s Monitor, with The Young Man’s Meditation (1664): PDF
A Sermon Preached in Christ’s Church Bristol (1676): PDF
A Sermon Preached upon April 23, 1680 (1680): PDF
Two Sermons Preached in the Cathedral-Church of Bristol (1681): PDF
An Humble Plea for the Quiet Rest of God’s Ark (1682): PDF
Last Testimony & Declaration (1683/4): PDF


Bodleian Library, Oxford University, Tanner MSS:

Related Resources:

Anthony Wood, Athenae Oxonienses, vol. 2 (1692), p. 549 (under “Richard Towgood”): PDF

John Julian, “Samuel Crossman,” A Dictionary of Hymnology (London, 1892), p. 269: Google Books

Stuart Handley, “Samuel Crossman,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography:

J.R. Watson, “Samuel Crossman,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology:

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