Frederick Lucas

Journalist, born London, England, 1812; died Staines, England, 1855. He advocated Catholic Emancipation while still a Quaker, and became a Catholic, 1839. The following year he founded "The Tablet," inspiring English Catholic journalism with a new spirit of independence. He espoused the cause of Ireland, and in 1852 was returned to Parliament as a member for County Meath.

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