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Theobald Mathew

(1790—1856) Capuchin friar and temperance campaigner


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(1790–1856).

Irish temperance apostle. Born in Tipperary, educated at Maynooth, he joined the Capuchins in Dublin. After ordination (1814) he took charge of the Little Friary among the destitute in ...

Subjects: British History — Literature.


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