Joined the Mercedarians at age 27 at El Puig, Spain. Noted for a austere personal life and ministry to the poor. Sent to Algiers to ransom some prisoners, he decided to preach Christianity in a synagogue. Martyr.
- Valencia, Spain
- “Saint James of Valencia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 December 2013. Web. 3 June 2015. <>