Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Norman H. Pollock
Douglas G. Greene
Darwin F. Bostick
English Catholics faced great difficulties and divisions in the nineteenth century. The chief problems were obtaining civil rights and the right to provide their children with a religious education, prejudice, the restoration of the hierarchy for more efficient government, and the split between Ultramontanes and Liberals. The influx of Irish added to these problems.
This thesis is concerned only with the English Catholics and those Irish Catholics living in England. The "Irish Question" is not dealt with, as the Irish Catholics had different problems and needs than their English brethren. The major emphasis is the prejudice encountered by English Catholics and the restoration of the hierarchy.
Yielding, Cheryl E..
"Emancipation & Renewal: English Catholicism in the Nineteenth Century"
(1982). Master of Arts (MA), thesis, History, Old Dominion University, DOI: 10.25777/vgjz-9x15