English RC prelate. In 1855 he was appointed coadjutor to N. P. S. Wiseman and titular Abp. of Trebizond, with the right of succession to Westminster. His relations with Wiseman became strained; he rejected Pius IX's proposal that he should resign and in 1862 his connections with Westminster were severed by the Pope. He took part in the First Vatican Council (1869–70), where he was a signatory of the Anti-Infallibility Petition.