Newman, John Henry (M)

b. 21 February 1801. d. 11 August 1890. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Theologian, Catholic cardinal, and poet. Born in London. Educated at Trinity and Oriel Colleges, Oxford. Ordained in the Church of England (1824), and was an influential member of the Oxford Movement before controversially joining the Catholic church in 1845, becoming ordained as a Catholic priest in 1847. Published a series of poems in the *British Magazine* (1833), and “The Dream of Gerontius” in *The Month* (1865). Author of *Tracts for the Times* (1833-1841) and *Apologia Pro Vita Sua* (1864). Founded the Catholic University of Ireland in 1854. Became a cardinal in 1879, and was canonized as a Catholic saint in 2019. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 9
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Reverses 1870-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10491
Our Future 1870-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10493
Corcyra 1870-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10489
David and Jonathan 1870-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10492
Memory 1870-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10490
Rest 1870-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10496
Desolation 1870-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10495
A Voice From Afar 1870-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10488
Progress of Unbelief 1870-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10487