ABIRCROMBÆUS, PATRICIUS [SSNE 7866]

Surname
ABIRCROMBÆUS, ABERCROMBIE, ABERCROMBY, ABYRCROMBY
First name
PATRICIUS, PATRICK

Text source

Patricius Abircrombæus matriculated at the Seminary of Braunsberg in the diocese of Ermland (Warmia) on 6 August 1596. He was blamed for some ill-speaking, and so fled in secret on 5 May 1601. He eventually returned, repented and became a Jesuit priest. He died in Poltava in 1611.

 

Sources: Alphons Bellesheim, History of the Catholic Church of Scotland from the Introduction of Christianity to the Present Day, translated with notes and additions by D. Oswald Hunter Blair, Vol. 3 [Appendix VI: Scottish Students in the Seminary of Braunsberg (diocese of Ermland, 1579-1642)] (Edinburgh, 1889), p. 456.

 

This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.

Service record

PRUSSIA, POLAND-LITHUANIA, BRAUNSBERG (BRANIEWO)
Departed 1601-05-05
Capacity STUDENT, purpose ACADEMIC, ECCLESIASTICAL
POLAND-LITHUANIA, POLTAVA
Departed 1611-12-31
Purpose ECCLESIASTICAL?