Nicholas Wiseman

WISEMAN, Nicholas Patrick Stephen. b. Seville, Spain, 2 August 1802; d. London, 15 February 1865. Born in Spain, of an Irish family. When he was a small child, the family returned to Ireland on the death of his father. He was educated at a school in Waterford, and then in England at St Cuthbert’s College, Ushaw, near Durham. From there he went to the English College at Rome (DD, 1824), becoming a sub-deacon in 1824, deacon and priest in 1825, and rector of the college in 1828. He visited England briefly in 1832 and 1835-6, during which time he helped to found the Dublin Review and gave lectures that were published as Lectures on the Principal Doctrines and Practices of the Catholic Church...

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