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John Henry Newman

(1801—1890) theologian and cardinal

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Catholic University of Ireland

Catholic University of Ireland  

Though from 1793 catholics could take degrees at Trinity College, Dublin, few did so, and in 1844 Peel proposed the establishment of undenominational colleges at Cork, Belfast, and Galway. The Irish ...
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A phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died, especially as an inscription on a tombstone. The word is recorded from late Middle English, and comes via Old French and Latin ...
Oxford, St Mary the Virgin

Oxford, St Mary the Virgin  

University and parish church. Adopted as the centre of the fledgling medieval university, St Mary's was the seat of its government, academic disputation, and award of degrees until the mid‐17th cent. ...
religious orders

religious orders  

Men and women living a common life bound by vows, usually of poverty, celibacy, and obedience under an officially approved rule of life. The variety of religious orders founded, flourishing ...
Richard Whately

Richard Whately  

(1787–1863),professor of political economy at Oxford (1829–31), then archbishop of Dublin. He involved himself in educational reform and published works on philosophy and religion, supporting Broad ...
Victoria

Victoria  

(1819–1901),queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1837–1901) and empress of India (1877–1901). Victoria would have agreed that her life fell into three parts—before Albert, with ...
W. E. Gladstone

W. E. Gladstone  

(1809–98).Statesman and author. Gladstone was in office every decade from the 1830s to the 1890s, starting as a Tory, ending as a Liberal‐radical. Born in Liverpool on 29 December 1809, the son of ...

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