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Ireland [alias Ironmonger], William (1636–1679), Jesuit

Thomas Seccombe

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Ireland [alias Ironmonger], William (1636–1679), Jesuit, was born in Lincolnshire, the eldest of four children of William Ireland of Crofton Hall in Yorkshire and Eleanor, daughter of Ralph Eure of Washingborough, Lincolnshire. The Irelands were a well-connected Catholic gentry family. As a boy ...

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Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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