William Henry Anderdon

Writer, born London, England, 1816; died Roehampton, 1890. He was an Anglican clergyman, converted in 1850. Through his influence the Franciscan convent at Drumshambo, Ireland, was founded. He was secretary to his uncle, Cardinal Manning, until he became a Jesuit, 1872. His best-known stories include "Afternoons with the Saints" and "The Catholic Crusoe." Among his controversial works are "Luther's Words and the Word of God," and "What Do Catholics Really Believe?"

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