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Holywood [à Sacro Bosco], Christopher (1559?–1626), Jesuit

J. T. Gilbert

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Holywood [à Sacro Bosco], Christopher (1559?–1626), Jesuit, was probably born in 1559 at Artane, near Dublin, the son of Nicholas Holywood, a landowner in counties Dublin, Meath, and Wexford, and his wife, Elizabeth Plunkett, granddaughter and heir-general of Robert Plunkett, fifth Baron Dunsany...

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Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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