Mercedarian friar at Barcelona, Spain. Prior of his house. At one point he became involved in political maneuvers involving both Church and State authorities; it led to civil protection and benefits to the convent. Wrote biographies of Saint Peter Nolasco and Blessed Maria de Cervellón; they were used in the canonization process.
- “Blessed William Vives“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 January 2014. Web. 20 February 2017. <>