English College, Rome

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The seminary for English candidates for the RC priesthood. Originally founded in 1362 as a hospice for English pilgrims, in 1579 it was refounded as a seminary, whose students had to take an oath to go to England when it should seem good to their superiors.

Subjects: Christianity — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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