Conry (Lat Conrius), Florence

Conry (Lat. Conrius), Florence an Irish theologian, was born in Connaught in 1560. He was a Franciscain, became provincial of his order in Ireland, and was appointed archbishop of Tuam by Clement VIII, who ordered aid to be given by all means to the Spanish forces sent to the relief of the Irish Catholics, against queen Elizabeth. Doll Juan d'Aguilla commanded the Spaniards, but the earl of Tyrone having been defeated at Kinsale, Conry was banished, escaped to Belgium, and thence passed on to Spain. He founded a convent of Irish Observantists at Louvain, under the title of St. Anthony of Padua. Conry died at Madrid, November 18, 1629, leaving, De Sancti Augustini Sensu Circa Beatae Marliae Conceptionem (Antwerp, 1619): — De Statu Parvulorum sine Baptismo, Juxta Sensum Beati Augustini (Louvain, 1624, 1635; Rouen, 1643): — Mirror of Christian Life, in Irish (Louvain, 1626): — Compendium Doctrinae Sancti Augustini Circa Gratiam (Paris, 1634, 1646): — Peregrinus Jerichontinus, hoc est de Natura Humana, etc. (ibid. 1641, 1644): — De Flagellis Justorum, Juxta Mentem Sancti Augustini (ibid. 1644): — Tractatus de Gratia Christi (ibid. 1646): — Epistola

Diffusa, contra eos qui Assensum Praebuerunt in Parlamento Hiberniae Proscribendis Bonis, etc. (given by Philip O'Sullivan, in his Hist. of Ireland, volume 4, book 12). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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