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Jerome Xavier
b. 1549 – d. June 27, 1617 • Jesuit • Missionary
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Xavier
Xavier (Jerome).—Spanish Jesuit and missionary, kinsman of St. Francis Xavier, born in Navarre, departed for Goa in 1571, became there director of the novices; afterwards went into Mogul, wrought several conversions at the court of King Lahore, and died at Goa, in 1617, at the moment when King Philip
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Xavier, Jerome
Xavier, Jerome (1549–1617)Jesuit missionaryBorn at Beire, Navarre, a relative of Francis Xavier (a famous missionary who was one of the charter members of the Society of Jesus), Jerome Xavier entered the Jesuit order at Alcala, Spain in 1568. In 1581 he embarked on a missionary career in the Orient,