Compiled and Edited by Michael Davies Adrian Fortescue (1874-1923) was probably the most outstanding scholar among the clergy of the English-speaking world in the first three decades of the twentieth century, and was certainly the greatest authority on the Liturgy of the Roman Rite the English-speaking world has ever known. The book divides into two parts. The first, Adrian Fortescue – Priest and Scholar, gives an account of his life, and the second lengthier section, a compilation of articles by Adrian Fortescue. Roman Catholic Books. 1999. Hardback. 421pp.