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George Errington and Roman Catholic Identity in Nineteenth-Century England

Serenhedd James

Abstract

George Errington’s life spanned all the great events which affected the course of English Roman Catholic history in the nineteenth century. He was intimately involved in the resurgence of the English Catholic Church, and would have achieved the highest offices himself had not a dispute between him and Cardinal Wiseman led to his fall from favour in the eyes of Propaganda Fide. He has, unfairly, come to be regarded as the leader of an ‘Old Catholic’ party as the struggle continued for dominance in the period of consolidation following the restoration of the hierarchy in 1850. An intimate of New ... More

Keywords: Roman Catholic Church, Vatican, Emancipation, Ultramontanism, England, Rome, Wiseman, Errington, Manning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198766391
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766391.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Serenhedd James, author
Honarary Research Fellow of St Stephen's House, University of Oxford