Jonathan Wright was born in Hartlepool in 1969. He was educated at the universities of St Andrews, Pennsylvania and Oxford, where he gained his doctorate in History in 1998. His first book The Jesuits: Missions, Myths and History has been translated into ten languages. He has written entries on crypto-Catholics and obscure 16th-century bishops for the New Dictionary of National Biography, entries on atheism and the essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson for Scribner’s New Dictionary of American History, and published papers on Reformation exiles and the worm of conscience in the Renaissance.
Books by Jonathan Wright