Received a doctorate from the University of Paris. Mercedarian friar. While ransoming Christians enslaved by Muslims in North Africa, he was captured by a Muslim prince, and ordered to convert to Islam; he refused. Martyr.
- tortured then nailed to a pole and left to die from shock, trauma and blood loss in 1419 in Algiers, Algeria
- “Saint Severino Gallo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 December 2013. Web. 6 May 2015. <>