Corpus ID: 190541946

Two Lives: Edmund Campion, Ronald Knox

  title={Two Lives: Edmund Campion, Ronald Knox},
  author={E. Waugh},
Waugh wrote two biographies,both of very different English Roman Catholics. Edmund Campion (1540-1581) was a Jesuit priest who, in the turbulent years before the Spanish Armada, was charged with treason and executed. Waugh's book is an elegant homage to a man he revered as a hero and a martyr. Ronald A. Knox (1888-1957) was regarded as the most distinguished Anglican clerical convert to Catholicism since Newman. His literary output was huge, ranging from a monumental translation of the Vulgate… Expand
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