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us: Thorold, Algar, 1866-1936


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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1866
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1936-05-30
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Mysticism
          (lcsh) Christian biography
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Periodical editors
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Thorold, Algar Labouchere, 1866-1936
        • Sources

          • found: nuc86-92762: Author's The life of Henry Labouchere [MI] 1913 (hdg. on MiU rept.: Thorold, Algar Labouchere, 1866- ; usage: Algar Labouchere Thorold)
          • found: The dialogue of the seraphic virgin, Catherine of Siena, dictated by her, while in a state of ecstasy, to her secretaries, and completed in the year of our Lord 1370, 1896: title page (translated from the original Italian, with an introduction on the study of mysticism by Algar Thorold)
          • found: Readings from Friedrich von Hügel, 1928: title page (selected by Algar Thorold)
          • found: The Tablet, for 6th June 1936: page 25 (Mr. Algar Thorold, who died last Saturday [ie. 30 May] at his home at Chalfont St. Peter would have been seventy in August. He had been seriously unwell for a long time. He was the son of A. W. Thorold, who was Bishop first of Rochester and then of Winchester, and of the sister of Henry Labouchere, the founder of Truth. He became a Catholic while at Oxford ... he was sixty in the year in which he was invited to become Editor of the Dublin Review. He was deeply proficient in mystical theology; it was his first love, and it remained his last ... Besides his classic Life of Labouchere, he wrote the Dialogues of St. Catherine of Siena in 1898; Six Masters in Disillusion in 1909; and Readings from Friedrich von Huegel in 1929)
          • found: LC data base, 2/1/88 (hdg.: Thorold, Algar Labouchere, 1866-1936)
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          • 1988-02-01: new
          • 2016-11-02: revised
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