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Everard, Thomas (1560–1633), Jesuit and translator, was born on 8 February 1560, and baptized on 10 February at Linstead Parva, Suffolk, the son of Henry Everard (d. 1596), of Pond Hall, Linstead Magna, and Catherine Gawdy. His father was imprisoned in 1578–9 in the common gaol at ...

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Slaughter, Edward (1655–1729), Jesuit and Hebraist, was born in Herefordshire on 5 January 1655 into a family many of whose members became Catholic priests. He commenced his noviciate with the English Jesuits at Watten in September 1673. After two years at Watten he proceeded to the Jesuit college for higher studies at ...