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Catholic Priests of Elizabethan Ireland - James Archer, Nicholas Sanders, Diarmaid O Hurthuile, Richard Creagh (Paperback) Loot Price: R173 Discovery Miles 1 730
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Chapters: James Archer, Nicholas Sanders, Diarmaid O Hurthuile, Richard Creagh. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 25. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: James Archer (1550 - 1620) was an Irish member of the Society of Jesus and played a controversial role in the Nine Years War, during the Tudor reconquest of his native country. In the final decade of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I he became a leading hate figure in English government propaganda, but his lasting achievement was in the establishment of Irish seminaries in continental Europe as part of the counter reformation. Archer came from an Anglo-Norman family in county Kilkenny. He may have attended the grammar school in the county town, which had been established in 1555 under Peter White, a fellow of Oxford University. David Wolfe, papal nuncio to Ireland, had been evangelizing in south Leinster in this period, although there is no evidence that he came in contact with Archer. Archer entered the seminary college of Louvain around the year 1564, when Nicholas Sanders was in charge. In his maturity, he was described as tall, of dark complexion, with a long, thin face. Archer took a degree of Master of Arts and returned to Ireland in March 1577. Later the same year his presence about Waterford and Clonmel was reported to the queen's secretary, Francis Walsingham, by the President of Munster, William Drury. In the report Archer was described as a "principal prelate" and "a detestable enemy to the Word of God." Drury also claimed that en route to Ireland Archer had "taught all the way betwixt Rye and Bristol against our religion and caused a number to despair." In 1579, the rebel James Fitzmaurice Fitzgerald landed a papal invasion force at Smerwick in modern-day County Kerry in the company of Sanders. Fitzmaurice proceeded to Holy Cross ...http: //booksllc.net/?id=486470

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Editors: Books Llc • Books Group
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-56202-2
Barcode: 9781158562022
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LSN: 1-158-56202-0

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