Alfred Hope Patten was a leading Anglo-Catholic priest of his generation. This biography focuses on Hope's family and background and explores many of the myths that he created about himself. It deals with the struggles he had - personal and financial - to establish his dream in the Norfolk countryside and the failure of his vision in other areas.
Michael Yelton is the author of Anglican Papalism. An authority in the field of Anglo Catholic history, he has also written on Martin Travers the leading ecclesiastical designer of that movement. A circuit judge by profession, he lives in Cambridge.