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The Most Ancient Lives of Saint Patrick

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The Most Ancient Lives of Saint Patrick  (1874) 
by James O'Leary



Taken from the Spicilegium Sanctorum, and engraven at Paris, a.d. 1629, by Messingham.

THE MOST ANCIENT

LIVES OF SAINT PATRICK;

INCLUDING

THE LIFE BY JOCELIN,

HITHERTO UNPUBLISHED IN AMERICA,

AND

HIS EXTANT WRITINGS.


Illustrated with the Most Ancient Engravings

OF OUR GREAT NATIONAL SAINT;

WITH A PREFACE AND CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE.

BY

REV. JAMES O LEARY, D D.


SEVENTH EDITION.

NEW YORK:

P. J. KENEDY,

PUBLISHER TO THE HOLY APOSTOLIC SEE,

EXCELSIOR CATHOLIC PUBLISHING HOUSE,

3 and 5 Barclay Street,

1904


Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1874, by

P. J. KENEDY,

In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, D. C.




TO THE

RIGHT REV. T. W. CROKE, D.D.,

Bishop of Auckland, New Zealand,

HOPING THAT HE MAY YET BE SET DOWN AS

The St. Patrick of New Zealand,

FROM HIS FORMER PUPIL, COLABORER, AND COMPANION,

J. O'LEARY.


This work was published before January 1, 1927, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.