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Wilfrid Philip Ward (1856-1916) was an British essayist and biographer.

He was created in 1856 at Old Hall, Ware, Herts to William George Ward. He attended St. Edmund’s College in Ware, Herts Ushaw College, in Durham, England and Gregorian College in Rome, Italia. Afterward, he was occupied at educational facilities in the uk. He lectured at Lowell Institute, Boston in 1915. He edited the Dublin Review, led to publications like the Edinburgh Review, Quarterly Review, Contemporary Review. He died in 1916.

Ward and the friend Baron Friedrich von Hugel happen to be referred to as “the 2 leading lay British Catholic thinkers of the generation”.