Richard Lynch (Jesuit)

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Richard Lynch (1611–1676) was an Irish theologian and Jesuit.

Born in Galway to one of the Tribes of Galway, he was educated by the Jesuits at Compostela and joined the society in 1630. In 1637 he was made rector of the Irish College in Seville. He died at Salamanca in 1676 having lived most of his life in Spain. The library at Salamanca holds many of his theological works in manuscript form, many of which were written in Spanish.

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  • Universa Philosophia Scholastica, i, ii, iii, Lyons, 1654
  • Sermones varios, Salamanca, 1670
  • De Deo ultimo fine, i, ii, Salmanca, 1671
  • Sermon Panezyrico a la Canonizacion de Francisco de Borja, con circumstancias de la rudificacion de el Colegio de la Compania de Jesus, de Medina del Campo, despeus de su grema, y Jubileo de quarenta horas, Salamanca, 1674.

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