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Castro, Alfonso delocked

(c. 1495–1558)
  • Glyn Redworth

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Castro, Alfonso de (c. 1495–1558), Franciscan friar and jurist, was born in Zamora (León), not far from the Castilian-Portuguese border, and in 1510 or 1511, at about the age of fifteen, he entered the friary of San Francisco in Salamanca. About 1516, or even earlier, he went to study at the ...

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