Buried at Rednal
Elevated to Cardinal by Pope Leo XIII
Elected Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford
‘A Letter Addressed to his Grace the Duke of Norfolk’ published
on infallibility and conscience in answer to Gladstone’s accusation that Catholics are not loyal subjects of the state.
‘An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent’ published
‘Apologia Pro Vita Sua’ and ‘Dream of Gerontius’ published
The Oratory School, Birmingham, opened
The difficulties with the London Oratory result in a separation of both houses.