John Speller's Web Pages Glory to thee, O Lord (Emma Toke)
John Speller's Web Pages -- Holy Innocents Glory to thee, O Lord (Emma Toke)
Mrs. Emma Leslie Toke (1818-1878), the author of several hymns, was the daughter of the Right Rev. John Powell Leslie, DD, Bishop of Kilmore in Ireland. In 1837 she married the Rev. Nicholas Toke, of Godinton House, near Ashford in Kent. She was strongly influenced by the Tractarian Movement and wrote a number of hymn texts.