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Jesuits


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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.

Consalvus de Tapia

Consalvus de Tapia

died 1594
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Petrus Diaz

Petrus Diaz

died 1571
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 2 portraits
Nicolaus Dinyo

Nicolaus Dinyo

died 1570
Jesuit missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henrici Enriquez

Henrici Enriquez

died 1555
Jesuit missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Philip Evans (Evan)

Philip Evans (Evan)

1645-1679
Jesuit
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
William Henry Eyre

William Henry Eyre

1823-1898
Jesuit minister and professor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Antonius Fernandez

Antonius Fernandez

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Emanuel Fernandez

Emanuel Fernandez

died 1555
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Georgius Fernandez

Georgius Fernandez

died 1581
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Emmanuel Fernando

Emmanuel Fernando

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Petrus Fernandus

Petrus Fernandus

died 1571
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Roger Filcock

Roger Filcock

died 1601
Jesuit Priest and Catholic martyr
Sitter in 3 portraits
Petrus Fonseca

Petrus Fonseca

died 1570
Jesuit missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Petrus Fontaureus

Petrus Fontaureus

died 1570
Jesuit missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Antoni Francisco

Antoni Francisco

died 1583
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Garnett

Henry Garnett

1555-1606
Jesuit; Gunpowder plot conspirator
Sitter in 9 portraits
John Gavan

John Gavan

1640-1679
Jesuit and victim of the Popish Plot
Sitter in 5 portraits
Abrahamus Georgius

Abrahamus Georgius

died 1595
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Iacobus Ghisai

Iacobus Ghisai

died 1597
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Gibbons

John Gibbons

died 1651
Jesuit Martyr
Sitter in 1 portrait

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