Francis Augustus MacNutt

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Francis Augustus MacNutt (February 15, 1863 — December 30, 1927)[1] was an Indiana-born Roman Catholic writer and diplomat who became the first American Papal Chamberlain.

Biography[edit]

Early Life[edit]

Born on February 15, 1863 in Richmond, Indiana. His father was a captain in an Ohio regiment during the Civil War. His parents were Episcopalians and his grandparents had been Presbyterians of largely Scottish and Scotch-Irish descent, however he writes in A Papal Chamberlain: The Personal Chronicle of Francis Augustus MacNutt of his discovery of the local church at the age of six.[2]

Death[edit]

Francis Augustus MacNutt died on December 30, 1927 and is buried in the graveyard of Santa Maria am Sand in Milland near Bressanone in the largely German-speaking province of South Tyrol, Italy.

Bibliography[edit]

Autobiography[edit]

A Papal Chamberlain: The Personal Chronicle of Francis Augustus MacNutt(1936), featuring a preface by G. K. Chesterton.

Biographies[edit]

Bartholomew De Las Casas: His Life, His Apostolate, and His Writings[3](1909)

Plays[edit]

Three Plays: Balboa, Xilona, The Victorious Duchess[4] (1916)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Francis Augustus MacNutt". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  2. ^ MacNutt, Francis Augustus (1936). A Papal Chamberlain: The Personal Chronicle of Francis Augustus MacNutt. London: Longmans, Green and Co. pp. 2–23. 
  3. ^ MacNutt, Francis Augustus. "Bartholomew De Las Casas: His Life, His Apostolate, and His Writings". 
  4. ^ MacNutt, Francis Augustus. https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=a15CAAAAIAAJ&dq=bartholomew%20de%20las%20casas&source=gbs_similarbooks.  Missing or empty |title= (help)