- Melchior Garcia Sanpedro
Studied theology at the University of Oviedo. Dominican priest, ordained on 29 May 1847 at the Ocana monastery. Missionary to Vietnam beginning in 1849. Co-adjutor vicar apostolic of Central Tonkin (in modern Vietnam) on 15 April 1853. Imprisoned, tortured and finally executed as one of the Martyrs of Vietnam.
- “Saint José Melchór García-Sampedro Suárez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 July 2016. Web. 26 March 2017. <>