Anthony Lucas

(1633—1693) Jesuit and experimental philosopher

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Anthony Lucas was born in County Durham in 1633 and died on 3 October 1693. He went to school at St Omer, the English Jesuit School in northern France, and entered the Society of Jesus in 1662. He became Professor of Theology at the English Jesuit College at Liège in 1672 and rector in 1686. The next year he became rector of the English College at Rome and Provincial of his order in 1693, but he died the same year.


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