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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.

Ignatius Loyola

Ignatius Loyola

1491-1556
Founder of the Jesuits
Sitter in 6 portraits
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
John Caldwell (John Fenwick)

John Caldwell (John Fenwick)

1628-1679
Jesuit
Sitter in 5 portraits
Edmundus Campianus

Edmundus Campianus

died 1581
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edmund Campion

Edmund Campion

1540-1581
Jesuit; taught in Prague
Sitter in 8 portraits
Didacus Carvalius

Didacus Carvalius

died 1571
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Carvalius

Carvalius

died 1568
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dominic Collins

Dominic Collins

1566-1602
Irish Jesuit lay brother and soldier
Sitter in 3 portraits
Antonius Correa

Antonius Correa

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ludovicus Correa

Ludovicus Correa

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Pietro Correa

Pietro Correa

died 1554
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Francis Couplet

Francis Couplet

active 17th century
Chinese Jesuit and Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gomezius Damrillus

Gomezius Damrillus

died 1581
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Martin Cyril D'Arcy

Martin Cyril D'Arcy

1888-1976
Theologian and Jesuit
Sitter in 15 portraits
Benedict de Castro

Benedict de Castro

died 1570
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Franciscus de Castro

Franciscus de Castro

died 1571
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ioan de Goto

Ioan de Goto

died 1597
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Petrus de Linares

Petrus de Linares

died 1568
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Aloysius de Quiros

Aloysius de Quiros

died 1568
Jesuit missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Juan Baptista de Segura

Juan Baptista de Segura

1529-1571
Jesuit Missionary and priest
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gabriel de Solis

Gabriel de Solis

died 1568
Jesuit Missionary
Sitter in 1 portrait

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