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Brian Cleeve & Anne Brady, A Dictionary of Irish Writers (Dublin: Lilliput 1985), cites Sgáthán, in large part a translation of El Desseoso, published in Barcelona in Catalan, in 1615 (the Irish book often referred to as Desiderius).
Joseph Leerssen, Mere Irish & Fíor Ghael (Amsterdam: Rodopi 1986), Maurice [Muirghius] Conry, Old French bishop of Fernss denunciation of Cromwellian persecution, Threnodia Hiberno-Catholica (Innsbruck 1659); Leerssen also cites under Ó Maolchonaire, Desiderius, otherwise called Sgáthán an chrábhaidh, ed. T. F. ORahilly (DIAS 1955); and under Conry, F. M. Morisonus [pseud MacMorris], Threnodia Hiberno-Catholica, sive planctus universalis totius cleri et populi regni Hiberniae (1659), in Archivium Hibernica[u]m 13 (1947), pp.67-101. Joseph Leerssen, Mere Irish & Fíor Ghael (1986), p.294-5.] ALSO, The Catalan El Desseoso [i.e. Desiderius] printed in Irish version as Emanuel, or Scáthán an chrábhaidh or Desiderius (Louvain 1616), translated by Flaithrí Ó Maolchonaire, authority on Augustine of Jesuit leanings, later Archbishop of Tuam. [Leeerssen, p.298)
Muriel McCarthy, Hibernia Resurgens [Catalogue of Marshs Library Exhibition] (Dublin: Marshs Library 1994) [BIOG. and BIBL. [as supra] notes associated with Cornelius Jansenius bishop of Ypres, ending in his taking the papal side, with Lombard, Luke Wadding, and others, when Augustinus was condemned for heresy by Urban VIII; his own Tractatus de statu parvulorum, which had approval of Archbishop of Dublin and Jansens, played an important part in the history of Jansenism; this work was reprinted as an appendix to the hew edition of Augustinus (1652) to attempt to show identity of doctrine between Conry and Jansen. (p.45).
Marshs Library (Bouhéreau Collection) holds C[ontra] Jansenii ... Augustinus ... accessit huic editioni tractatus F. F. Conrij ... de statu parvulorum, 3 tom. (Rothomagi: sumptibus Ioannis Berthelin 1643), folio.
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