Wilfrid Philip Ward

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Wilfrid Ward

Wilfrid Philip Ward (2 January 1856 – 9 April 1916) was an English essayist and biographer.


He was born in 1856 at Old Hall, Ware, Hertfordshire to William George Ward and his wife, Frances (née Wingfield). 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]


See also


  1. Michael de la Bedoyère, The Life of Baron von Hügel (1951). London: J. M. Dent, p. 292
  • 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.


  • Chesterton, G.K. (1916). "Wilfrid Ward". The Dublin Review. CLIX: 23–32.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Hess, Cuthbert (1916). "Wilfrid Ward". The Dublin Review. CLIX: 1–22.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scotti, Paschal (2006). Out of Due Time: Wilfrid Ward and the Dublin Review. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Sheed, Wilfrid (1985). Frank and Maisie: A Memoir with Parents. New York: Simon & Schuster.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Ward, Maisie (1934). The Wilfrid Wards and the Transition. London: Sheed & Ward.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Ward, Maisie (1937). Insurrection versus Resurrection. London: Sheed & Ward.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Ward, Wilfrid (1916). "Memories and Reflections". The Dublin Review. CLIX: 209–33.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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