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Jesuits


135 People in sitter grouping:

Dedicated to living life by their motto ad maiorem Dei gloriam - For the greater glory of God, members of the exclusively male Jesuit society, founded in 1521 by Ignatius Loyola, take vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, with many working with the poor, as missionaries or in education. Followers of the Roman Catholic faith, the Jesuits have often been regarded with mistrust, particularly in Protestant Elizabethan England, where they were seen as representing a foreign Catholic threat. They would later become entangled in the Gunpowder Plot, and became enemies of the Crown, leading to the Royal Proclamation of 1606 by James VI that banished all Jesuits from the Kingdom. By the late 18th century, the Jesuit order had been suppressed by Rome, feared for its power, however, it would be re-established by Pope Pious VII in 1814, and would continue to grow into the largest male-only religious order.

Simon Acosta

Simon Acosta

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Vincenti Alvar

Vincenti Alvar

died 1606
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alvarus

Alvarus

died 1571
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Emmanuel Alvarus

Emmanuel Alvarus

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ferdinandus Alvarus

Ferdinandus Alvarus

died 1571
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Franciscus Alvarus

Franciscus Alvarus

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gaspar Alvarus

Gaspar Alvarus

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Didacus Andrada

Didacus Andrada

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rodulphus Aquiviva

Rodulphus Aquiviva

died 1583
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Maiorica Aragonensis

Maiorica Aragonensis

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Michael Aragonus

Michael Aragonus

died 1571
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Franciscus Aranea

Franciscus Aranea

died 1583
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edmund Arrowsmith

Edmund Arrowsmith

1585-1628
Jesuit
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ignatius Azevedo

Ignatius Azevedo

1527-1570
Jesuit Missionary and Martyr
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ioannes Baeza

Ioannes Baeza

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Barrow (William Waring)(William Harcourt)

William Barrow (William Waring)(William Harcourt)

circa 1609-1679
Jesuit
Sitter in 4 portraits
Alexius Belgadius

Alexius Belgadius

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Petrus Bernus

Petrus Bernus

died 1583
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ferdinando Bracarensis

Ferdinando Bracarensis

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Marcus Caldeira

Marcus Caldeira

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait