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Irish Voices from the Spanish Inquisition
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Thomas O'Connor
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-08 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores the activities of early modern Irish migrants in Spain, particularly their rather surprising association with the Spanish Inquisition. Pushed from home by political, economic and religious instability, and attracted to Spain by the wealth and opportunities of its burgeoning economy and empire, the incoming Irish fell prey
Early Modern Ethnic and Religious Communities in Exile
Language: en
Pages: 397
Authors: Yosef Kaplan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-06 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

In the Early Modern period, the religious refugee became a constant presence in the European landscape, a presence which was felt, in the wake of processes of globalization, on other continents as well. During the religious wars, which raged in Europe at the time of the Reformation, and as a
Luke Wadding, the Irish Franciscans, and Global Catholicism
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Matteo Binasco
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-06 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores the endeavors and activities of one of the most prominent early modern Irishmen in exile, the Franciscan Luke Wadding. Born in Ireland, educated in the Iberian Peninsula, Wadding arrived in Rome in 1618, where he would die in 1657. In the "Eternal City," the Franciscan emerged as
Rome and Irish Catholicism in the Atlantic World, 1622–1908
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: Matteo Binasco
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-16 - Publisher: Springer

This book builds upon research on the role of Catholicism in creating and strengthening a global Irish identity, complementing existing scholarship by adding a ‘Roman perspective’. It assesses the direct agency of the Holy See, its role in the Irish collective imagination, and the extent and limitations of Irish influence
Making, Breaking and Remaking the Irish Missionary Network
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Matteo Binasco
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-12 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book reconstructs the efforts that were made to establish a missionary network between the two Irish Colleges of Rome, Ireland, and the West Indies during the seventeenth century. It analyses the process which brought the Irish clergy to establish two dedicated colleges in the epicenter of early modern Catholicism