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Coombes, A Bishop Of Penal Times: The Life and Times of John O’Brien Bishop of C…

Coombes, A Bishop Of Penal Times: The Life and Times of John O'Brien Bishop of C

Coombes, James. A Bishop Of Penal Times: The Life and Times of John O’Brien Bishop of Cloyne and Ross 1701-1769. First Edition. Cork, Tower Books, 1981. 14.5cm x 21.5cm. 135 pages. Original hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition other than some fading to dustjacket spine. Stamped on title page by previous owner (Presentation Brothers Cork).

Bishop O’Brien was the author of O’Brien’s Irish-English Dictionary, published in 1768. He appealed to the Pope for financial assistance in compiling it, arguing that the dictionary was needed for the preservation of Catholicism in Ireland, primarily for the use of young priests beginning their work.

Includes for example the following topics: Early Years and Studies in France / Parish Priest of Castlelyons / The Pastoral Programme / Baron Kingston Issues a Warrant for Arrest of the Bishop / Bishop O’Brien’s Report on Education for Cardinal Spinelli / Completion of O’Brien’s English-Irish Dictionary / The Letters of O’Brien to Cardinal-Prefect Castelli.

Appendices include: A Genealogical Note / The Parish of Kilmeen and Castleventry / 1762 Pastoral

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Coombes, A Bishop Of Penal Times: The Life and Times of John O'Brien Bishop of C
Coombes, A Bishop Of Penal Times: The Life and Times of John O’Brien Bishop of C