Francis Aidan Gasquet,
1 Life 2 As a historian 3 Works
3.1 Articles 3.2 Miscellany
4 Notes 5 References 6 External links
Gasquet was born in London.
Educated at Downside School, he entered the Benedictines in 1865 at
Belmont Priory. He moved to
“ ...Cardinal Francis Aidan Gasquet, a great Benedictine historian, was both a bad workman and not entirely scrupulous about what he said. So you can be a churchman and a lousy historian. ”
The Old English Bible and Other Essays, John C. Nimmo, 1897. Henry VIII and the English Monasteries, John Hodges, 1888. Edward VI and the Book of Common Prayer, John Hodges, 1890 (with Edmund Bishop). The Eve of the Reformation, G. Bell & Sons, 1923 [1st Pub. 1900]. Parish Life in Mediæval England, Methuen & Co., 1922 [1st Pub. 1905]. The Greater Abbeys of England, Chatto & Windus, 1908. The Last Abbot of Glastonbury and Other Essays, George Bell & Sons, 1908. The Black Death of 1348 and 1349, George Bell & Sons, 1908. A History of the Venerable English College, Rome, Longmans, Green & Co., 1920. Monastic Life in the Middle Ages, G. Bell & Sons, 1922. His Holiness Pope Pius XI, Daniel O'Connor, 1922. The Religious Life of King Henry VI, G. Bell & Sons, 1923.
"Roger Bacon and the Latin Vulgate." In: A.G. Little (ed.), Roger Bacon Essays. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1914.
William M. Cunningham, The Unfolding of the Little Flower, with a Preface by Cardinal Gasquet. London: Kingscote Press, 1916. Father Stanislaus, Life of the Viscountess De Bonnault D'Houet, with an Introduction by Cardinal Gasquet. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1916.
^ Francis Gasquet - Oxford Dictionary of National Biography ^ "Gasquet, Right Rev. Francis Aidan". Who's Who. Vol. 59. 1907. pp. 662–663. ^ Elton, Geoffrey Rudolph (2002). The Practice of History. Oxford; Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, p. 96. ^ Christopher Nugent Lawrence Brooke et al. A History of the University of Cambridge: University to 1546 (1988), p. 420. ^ Nicholson, Ernest Wilson (2003). A Century of Theological and Religious Studies in Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 172. ^ Coulton, G.G. (1915). "A Rough List of Misstatements and Blunders in Cardinal Gasquet's Writings." In: Medieval Studies. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. ^ Reprinted in David Knowles, The Historian and Character, and Other Essays. Cambridge University Press, 1963, pp. 240–263. ^ Knowles (1963), pp. 261–2. ^ "Confronting the Church's Past: An Interview with Eamon Duffy," Commonweal, Vol. 127, No. 1, January 2000. ^ "Review: The Greater Abbeys of England by Abbot Gasquet". The Athenaeum. No. 4208. June 20, 1908. pp. 767–768.
Bellenger, Dominic Aidan (2004). "Gasquet, Francis Neil (1846–1929)." In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Benson, Robert Hugh (1914). "Cardinal Gasquet," The Dublin Review, Vol. CLV, pp. 125–130. Escourt, R. (1921). "The Work of Cardinal Gasquet in the Field of Pre-Reformation History," The American Catholic Quarterly Review, Vol. XLVI, No. 183, pp. 353–371. Grange, A. M. (1894). "Dom Gasquet as a Historian," The American Catholic Quarterly Review, Vol. XIX, No. 75, pp. 449–464. Guilday, Peter (1922). "Francis Aidan Cardinal Gasquet," The Catholic World, Vol. CXV, pp. 210–216. Leslie, Shane (1953). Cardinal Gasquet, A Memoir. London: Burns, Oates. Knowles, David (1957). Cardinal Gasquet as an Historian. London: University of London, Athlone Press. Jacob, E. F., Lewis Bernstein Namier, Theodore Frank Thomas Plucknett, Hugh Hale Bellot, W. K. Hancock, David Knowles, and John Goronwy Edwards (1952). The Creighton Lectures, 1951–57. London: University of London, Athlone Press.
Catholic Hierarchy entry
Francis Aidan Gasquet
Preceded by Francesco di Paola Cassetta Archivist of the Holy Roman Church 28 November 1917 – 5 April 1929 Succeeded by Franz Ehrle
Preceded by Alfonso Capecelatro Vatican Librarian 9 May 1919 – 5 April 1929 Succeeded by Franz Ehrle
WorldCat Identities VIAF: 71382001 LCCN: n50077535 ISNI: 0000 0001 2102 2063 GND: 120419475 SUDOC: 077648080 BNF: cb10696864z (data) NLA: 35114786 BNE: XX920