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Fairfax, Thomas (1655/6–1716), Jesuit

Geoffrey Holt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9093

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Fairfax, Thomas (1655/6–1716), Jesuit, was born at Gilling in Yorkshire on 24 October 1655 or 1656 and was almost certainly the son of Nicholas Fairfax (1606–1657) and his wife, Isabella Beckwith. After his education at the English College, St Omer, he entered the noviciate of the Jesuits at ...

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