Antoin Gearnon

Life
1600-?1667 [or Antaine]; ed. Franciscan College, Prague [var. ed. St Anthony’s, Louvain: DIW], ord. 1635; taught at Louvain; returned to Ireland as Guardian of Franciscans at Dundalk, later in Dublin, 1639-44, before returning to Louvain; wrote Párrthas an Anma [Paradise of the Soul] (1645) famed for beauty of style and expression; chaplain to Queen Henrietta; involved in Franciscan politics [no ODNB entry]. DIW OCIL