Brown, Ignatius (DNB00)
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BROWN IGNATIUS (1630-1679), Irish writer was born in the county of Water ford in 1630, but educated in Spain In his twenty first year he was admitted into the society of jesuits at Compostella After teaching belles lettres for some time in Castile he was sent on a mission into his own country whence removing into France he became rector in 1676, of the newly founded Irish seminary at Poitiers Having been appointed confessor to the Queen of Spain he died at Valladolid in 1679, during a journey to Madrid. He was the author of 'The Unerring and Unerrable Church, in Answer to a Sermon of Andrew Sall, preached at Christ Church Dublin in July 1674 (dedicated in ironical terms to the Earl of Essex), 1675, and 'An Unerrable Church or None Being a Rejoinder to "The Unerring and Unerrable Church," against Dr Andrew Sall's Reply, entitled "The Catholic and Apostolic Church of England"' (dedicated to the Duke of Ormonde), 1678. He is also the reputed author of a treatise, 'Pax Yobis.'
[Ware's Works Harris, ii. 186-7.]