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Durie, John (c. 1544–1588), Jesuit

Alasdair Roberts

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Durie, John (c. 1544–1588), Jesuit, was probably born at Dunfermline in Fife where his father, George Durie (d. 1577), became abbot; his uncle, Andrew Durie, was bishop of Galloway, and his older brother George also returned to the Scottish mission as a priest. The third son of his father's liaison with ...

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