Two Jesuit priests, Robert Parsons and Edmund Campion, land in
England to begin missionary work. Both men had been fairly eminent
members of the English establishment, both holding positions as
fellows of Oxford colleges. Both, however, were strongly drawn back
to the Catholic church, and Campion attended William Allen's Jesuit
college at Douai. These men denied that their work of conversion
could be considered as treason against Queen Elizabeth.
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Editors. "Jesuits Robert Parsons and Edmund Campion land in England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15252, accessed 25 April 2018.]
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