John Hungerford Pollen

Writer; born in 1858 in London, England; died there in 1925. Educated at Munster, Germany, Oratory School, Birmingham, England, and London University. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1876, and was ordained in 1891. He devoted his life principally to the study of the history of the Society of Jesus and the lives of English, Irish, and Scottish Catholics since the Reformation. He was vice-postulator for the beatification of the English martyrs, and one of the founders of the Catholic Record Society. He was the author of Acts of the English Martyrs (1891), The Bedingfield Papers (1909), Papal Negotiations with Mary, Queen of Scots (1901), and English Catholics in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth (1920), and a contributor to The Month and the Dublin Review.

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