Francis Xavier, Saint, 1506-1552

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Spanish Jesuit.

Francis Xavier was born in Navarre and studied at the University of Paris, where he met Ignatius of Loyola. He joined the Company of Jesus and at the request of King John III of Portugal, prepared to work in the missions of India. Francis Xavier visited India, Malaya and Japan before his death.

From the description of Francis Xavier letter, 1552 January 31. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 38942348

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referencedIn Mastrillo, Francisco Marcelo (S.I.). Milagro sucedido a 3 de enero de 1634, a las 10 de la noche, al Padre F[rancisco] Marcelo Mastrillo de la Compañía de Jesús con una imagen de San Francisco Xavier [Manuscrito] escrito por el dicho Padre. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
referencedIn Salazar y Castro, Luis de 1658-1734. Papeles varios curiosos [Manuscrito]. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
creatorOf Francisco Javier, San. Instrucciones varias [manuscrito] : consejos y advertencias para operatorios y misioneros. Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico
creatorOf Francisco Javier, San. Pretiosa sensa ac caelestia lumine indiarum apostoli ex eius epistolis [manuscrito] : instructionibus et vita collecta. Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico
referencedIn Zelenka, Johann Dismas, 1679-1745. Litaniae Xaverianae [electronic resource] : C.A.T.B., 2 viol., oboe 2, viola, basso continuo / di Giov. Disma Zelenka. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Salasar, José Rivera. Discurso critico-teológico : manuscript / por D. Jose Rivera Salasar, [18--]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Documents relating to Texas and Mexico, 1783-1842. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Francis Xavier, Saint, 1506-1552. Francis Xavier letter, 1552 January 31. Boston College. John J. Burns Library
referencedIn Cairns, Robert Father. Printed material [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Collection of the quadricentennial celebration of St. Francis Xavier's arrival in Japan and related photographs, probably 1943-1949, bulk 1949. Boston College. John J. Burns Library
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associatedWith Cairns, Robert Father. person
correspondedWith Catholic Church corporateBody
correspondedWith Jesuits corporateBody
correspondedWith John, King of Portugal, 1502-1557 person
associatedWith Mastrillo, Francisco Marcelo (S.I.) person
associatedWith Pinto, Fernão Mendes, d. 1583. person
associatedWith Salasar, José Rivera. person
associatedWith Zelenka, Johann Dismas, 1679-1745. person
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Birth 1506-04-07

Death 1552-12-03


Spanish; Castilian



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