Roger William Vaughan

(1834—1883) Roman Catholic archbishop of Sydney

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Roger William Bede Vaughan, the brother of Cardinal Vaughan, was born in Herefordshire on 9 January 1834 and died at Ince Blundell Hall, Lancashire on 18 August 1883. He was educated at the Benedictine College of St Gregory at Downside, near Bath. He entered the Benedictine Order in 1853, studied in Rome, and became Professor of Metaphysics at St Michael's Priory, Belmont, near Hereford. He gained a high reputation as a preacher and lecturer. In 1873 he was appointed Archbishop of Nazianzium by Pius X and he became Archbishop of Sydney in 1878.


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