Blessed Antonio of Valladolid



Mercedarian friar. Bible scholar. Provincial of the Order in Castile. Advisor to Spanish kings. Sent the first Mercedarian missionaries to America after recieving permission from Pope Alexander VI in 1493. Travelled to many churches in Spain, working to revitalize the faith. Known for his endless charity to the poor.


  • 1514 of natural causes
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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Antonio of Valladolid“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 July 2016. Web. 23 June 2021. <>