Christopherson, Michael (DNB00)

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CHRISTOPHERSON, MICHAEL (fl. 1613), catholic divine, received his education in the English college of Douay. He wrote ‘A Treatise of Antichrist, conteyning the defence of Cardinall Bellarmines arguments, which invincibly demonstrate that the pope is not Antichrist, aginst Dr. George Downam, who impugneth the same,’ first part, no place, 1613, 4to. This was a reply to ‘A Treatise concerning Antichrist,’ 1603, by George Downame, afterwards bishop of Derry.

[Dodd’s Church Hist. ii. 886; Cat. Lib. Impress. in Bibl. Bodl. (1848), i. 518.]

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