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Cardinal Wiseman at Maynooth
Morrin, Olive
Nicholas Wiseman was born in Seville on the 2nd August 1802 of Irish parents. He was the son of James Wiseman (a Waterford merchant then living in Seville) and Xaviera Strange also from Waterford. He returned to Waterford after the death of his father in 1805 with his mother and siblings. He attended school in Waterford for some years until he was sent to Ushaw College, Durham in 1810. Having decided on a religious life he was selected to attend the reopened English College in Rome. He took his degree of Doctor of Divinity in 1824 and was ordained in 1825 and although only 26 he became Rector of the English College in Rome. He was appointed curator of the Arabic manuscripts in the Vatican and professor of Oriental languages in the Roman University.
Keyword(s): Library Science; Cardinal Wiseman; Maynooth
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Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Institution: Maynooth University
Citation(s): Morrin, Olive (2015) Cardinal Wiseman at Maynooth. Libfocus.
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