Nicholas Sanders

Also known as Nicholas Sander. Born in 1530 in Charlwood, England; died in 1581 in Ireland. He fled from the persecutions of Elizabeth and became the leader of the English Catholic exiles at Rouen, participating in the controversy with Jewel. By the Rescript of Pope Pius V he was appointed to restore ecclesiastical discipline in England in 1567. In 1579 he went to Ireland as papal agent through the connivance of Philip II of Spain. His chief work is De schismate Anglicano.

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