Louvain, St Anthony’s College

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Irish Franciscan college founded in 1607 by Flaithrí Ó Maoil Chonaire and Aodh Mac Cathmhaoil.

See also: John ColganColgan (John)
(d. 1658)
Mac Colgáin (Seán)
Irish Franciscan at St Anthony’s College, Louvain; scholar, theologian, editor and hagiographer.
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Antony HickeyHickey (Antony)
(d. 1641)
Hickey (Anthony), Hickey (Diarmuid)
Irish Franciscan friar and theologian.
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Mícheál Ó CléirighÓ Cléirigh (Mícheál)
(d. 1643)
O'Clery (Michael)
Irish scholar, historian and scribe.
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Giolla Brighde Ó hEodhusaÓ hEodhusa (Giolla Brighde)
(c.1570(?)–d. 1614)
O'Hussey (Bonaventura), Bonaventura
Irish scholar and poet, who after being trained in Ireland, pursued his theological studies abroad, first at Douai and later at St Anthony's College, Louvain (est. 1607), where he was accepted as friar and later as lecturer by the religious name of Bonaventura; author of an Irish catechism, An teagasg críosdaidhe (1611/1614), the first Catholic work to be printed in Irish; a treatise on Irish grammar and prosody entitled Rudimenta grammaticae Hibernicae; and a number of vernacular poems.
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Dennis Groenewegen
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