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‘The Horrid Popish Plot’Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London$

Peter Hinds

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780197264430

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.001.0001

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(p.407) Appendix 2 The Organization of the English Province of the Society of Jesus (1678–85)*

(p.407) Appendix 2 The Organization of the English Province of the Society of Jesus (1678–85)*

Source:
‘The Horrid Popish Plot’
Publisher:
British Academy

(p.408)

District (College or Residence)

Date of Creation

Counties Included

Average no. of Priests

The London District (The College of St Ignatius)

1622

Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey

26

The Lancashire District (The College of the Blessed Aloysius)

1622

Cheshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, Westmorland

20

The South Wales District (The College of St Xavier)

1622

Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire, North and South Wales, Somerset

18–20

The Derbyshire District (The College of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary)

1623

Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland

10

The Suffolk District (The College of the Holy Apostles)

1623

Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk

16

The Lincolnshire District (The College of St Hugh)

1623

Lincolnshire

8

The Durham District (The Residence of St John the Evangelist)

1623

(Cumberland), Durham, Northumberland

9

The Yorkshire District (The College of St Michael the Archangel)

1623

Yorkshire

10

The Hampshire District (The College of St Thomas of Canterbury)

1623

Dorset, Hampshire, Sussex, Wiltshire

11–12

The Worcestershire District (The College of St George)

1623

Warwickshire, Worcestershire

8

The Oxfordshire District (The Residence of St Mary)

1623

Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire

8–16

The Devonshire District (The Residence of the Blessed Stanislaus)

1623

Cornwall, Devonshire

4–8

The North Wales District (The Residence of St Winefrid)

1670

North Wales, Shropshire

No data

The Staffordshire District (The College of St Chad)

1670

Staffordshire

7

Generals of the Society of Jesus (1664–87)*

John Paul Oliva

31 July 1664

Charles de Noyelle

5 July 1682

Thyrsus Gonzales

6 July 1687

Provincials of the English Province of the Society of Jesus (1660–88)*

Edward Leedes

15 July 1660

John Clarke

14 Jan. 1664

Emmanuel Lobb

14 Nov. 1667

George Gray

22 May 1671

Richard Strange

16 Sept. 1674

Thomas Whitebread

Dec. 1677+

John Warner

26 Oct. 1679

John Keynes

1 July 1683

William Morgan

22 Aug 1688

(*) Sources: Henry Foley, S. J. ed., Records of the English Province of the Society of Jesus, 7 vols (London: Burns & Oates, 1877–82), vii, Part 1.

(+) T B. Howell, ed., A Complete Collection of State Trials, 34 vols (London: Longman, 1816–28), vii, c. 91.

The Structure of the Society of Jesus

General

Based in Rome.

Assistant

It is likely that there was an Assistant to the General in Rome for the English Province, though Foley, Records, gives no information on particular holders of the position.

Provincial

Governor of the Province.

Rectors

Responsible for each particular District, College, or Residence.

Notes:

(*) Sources: Henry Foley, S. J. ed., Records of the English Province of the Society of Jesus, 7 vols (London: Burns & Oates, 1877–82), i–iv, vii (Parti); John Bossy, The English Catholic Community, 1570–1850 (London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 197;), pp. 416–17.