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Arrowsmith [alias Bradshaw, Rigby], Edmund [formerly Bryan] (1585-1628), Jesuit

Thomas McCoog

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Arrowsmith [alias Bradshaw, Rigby], Edmund [formerly Bryan] (1585-1628), Jesuit, was born at Haydock in the parish of Winwick near Warrington, Lancashire, the son of Robert Arrowsmith, a yeoman farmer, and Margery Gerard, a member of a Lancashire family well known for its adherence to Catholicism. Baptized Bryan, he took Edmund ...

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