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John Floyd


FLOYD, JOHN (1572-1649), English Jesuit, was born in Cambridgeshire. When at Rome in 1592 he joined the Jesuits, and by 1606 was a missionary priest in England. He had con siderable fame as a preacher and teacher, and was frequently arrested. His last years were spent at St. Omer where he died on Sept. 15, 1649. His works are listed in Fellow's Bibt. Dict. Eng. Caths. (1885).