Reference Entry

Russell, Patrick (1629–1692), Roman Catholic archbishop of Dublin

Patrick J. Corish

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Russell, Patrick (1629–1692), Roman Catholic archbishop of Dublin, was born in Rush in northern co. Dublin. His father, James Russell, appears to have been a man of some substance, but no details survive; neither has his mother's name been preserved. A visitation in 1630 recorded that all the parishioners were recusants, with two mass-houses served by a priest, ...

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Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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