Bonaventure Baron

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Baron, Bonaventure, a Franciscan writer, nephew to Luke Wadding, was born in Clonmel early in the 17th century. He lived for sixty years in Rome, where he died, old and blind, on 18th March 1696. He was buried at St. Isidore's College, in which he had been for some time Prelector of Divinity. Baron was noted for the purity of his Latin style. Ware enumerates fourteen books written by him in that language.

Sources

339. Ware, Sir James, Works: Walter Harris. 2 vols. Dublin, 1764.

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