Wilfrid Philip Ward
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Wilfrid Philip Ward
Wilfrid Ward, Photographed by F. S. Clark, n.d.

Wilfrid Philip Ward (1856-1916) was an English essayist and biographer.

He was born in 1856 at Old Hall, Ware, Hertfordshire to William George Ward. He attended St. Edmund's College in Ware, Hertfordshire; Ushaw College, in Durham, England; and Gregorian University in Rome, Italy. Afterward, he was occupied at educational institutions in Great Britain. He lectured at Lowell Institute, Boston in 1915. He edited the Dublin Review, contributed to publications such as the Edinburgh Review, Quarterly Review, Contemporary Review. He died in 1916.

Ward and his friend Baron Friedrich von Hügel have been described as "the two leading lay English Catholic thinkers of their generation".[1][2]



  1. ^ Michael de la Bedoyère, The Life of Baron von Hügel (1951). London: J. M. Dent, p. 292
  2. ^ "Viewpoint: Revisiting the modernists". natcath.org. Retrieved .
  • This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Moore, F., eds. (1905). "Ward, Wilfrid Philip". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.

Further reading

  • Maisie Ward (1934), The Wilfrid Wards and the Transition, London: Sheed & Ward.
  • Maisie Ward (1937), Insurrection versus Resurrection, London: Sheed & Ward.
  • Wilfrid Sheed (1985), Frank and Maisie: A Memoir with Parents, New York: Simon & Schuster.

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