Canon Percy Dearmer
(1867-1936)

Died aged c. 69

Percival "Percy" Dearmer (27 February 1867 – 29 May 1936) was an English priest and liturgist best known as the author of The Parson's Handbook, a liturgical manual for Anglican clergy. A lifelong socialist, he was an early advocate of the public ministry of women (but not their ordination to the priesthood) and concerned with social justice. Dearmer also had a strong influence on the music of the church and, with Ralph Vaughan Williams and Martin Shaw, is credited with the revival and spread of traditional and medieval English musical forms.

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Percy Dearmer 1867-1936, priest and liturgist Canon of Westminster Abbey author of the Parson’s Handbook and the Oxford Book of Carols lived in Corner Lodge 1919-1923

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