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Author Pařez, Jan, author.

Title The Irish Franciscans in Prague 1629-1786 / Jan Parez, Hedvika Kucharova ; edited by Jan Suser, Martin Svetlik and Linda Jayne Turner ; translation Jana Stoddart, Michael Stoddart.

Publication Info. Prague [Czech Republic] : Charles University in Prague, 2015.

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Edition First English edition.
Description 1 online resource (225 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Illustrations; Authors' acknowledgements; Translators' acknowledgements; Introduction; Introduction to the English edition; Translators' note on terminology; Translators' notes on names; 1. The Irish and Bohemian Society -- An Irish Island in a Bohemian Sea; The road to emigration; The Irish Franciscans and soldiers; The Irish Franciscans and doctors; The Irish Franciscans and other Irishmen; The Irish Franciscans and the nobility; The Irish Franciscans and their Prague neighbours; 2. Between the Emperor and the Archbishop (1629-1636).
The Irish province of the Order of Franciscans of the Stricter Observance: from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean and the BalticFallon's mission; Patrick Fleming and his death; The college statutes: a view of the household; 3. The Irish Franciscans in the Service of the Archbishops of Prague (1636-1692); The seminary of Archbishop Harrach; Anthony Bruodin: the double exile of the Scotist scholar; The church by the Powder Gate; 4. The Involuntary Path to Seclusion (1692-1730); Prolonged Tension in the College; "The Hibernians, for money"; Sapientia aedificavit sibi domum.
5. The Disunited Crew of a Forgotten Ship (1730-1786)The course of events; The protagonists: views from within; A vague resolution: the question of education and authority; The fading flame of Scotism; 6. Ite, Missa Est26; Conventus; Bona: mobilia et immobilia; 7. Archives and Libraries; Manuscript sources; Period publications; Literature; Members of the Franciscan College of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary in Prague (1629-1786); Guardians of the Franciscan College of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary in Prague (1629-1786); Abbreviations; Index.
Summary At the end of the sixteenth century, Queen Elizabeth I forced the Irish Franciscans into exile. Of the four continental provinces to which the Irish Franciscans fled, the Prague Franciscan College of the Immaculate Conceptionof the Virgin Mary was the largest in its time. This monograph documents this intense point of contact betweentwo small European lands, Ireland and Bohemia. The Irish exiles changed the course of Bohemian history in significantways, both positive - the Irish students and teachers of medicine who contributed to Bohemia's culture and sciences- and negative - the Irish office.
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Subject Prague (Czech Republic) -- History -- Pictorial works.
Prague (Czech Republic) -- History.
Prague (Czech Republic) -- Social policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Pictorial works.
Added Author Kuchařová, Hedvika, author.
Suser, Jan, editor.
Svetlik, Martin, editor.
Turner, Linda Jayne, editor.
Stoddart, Jana, translator.
Stoddart, D. Michael (David Michael), translator.
Other Form: Print version: Pařez, Jan. Irish Franciscans in Prague 1629-1786. First English edition 9788024626765
ISBN 9788024627090 (electronic bk.)
8024627094 (electronic bk.)