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Peter of Alcántara

(Garavito; 1499–1562). B. Alcántara, Estremadura, Sp.; Franciscan; priest 1524; provincial of province of St. Gabriel 1538–41; retired to hermitage near Lisbon, Port.; returned to Sp.; founded Alcantarines (Sp. Discalced Franciscans). Works include Tratado de la oración y meditación.


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