Francisco De Vittoria
Francisco de Vittoria a Spanish theologian, was born at Vittoria, and died at Salamanca, August 14, 1549. He completed his studies at Paris, entered the order of St. Dominic, and returned to his native country to teach. His Theologicae Prelectiones (of which there have been several editions; last one, Antwerp, 1604, 2 volumes, 8vo) embrace divers treatises. He published also Confessionario, etc. (Salamanca, 1562, 12mo): — Instruccion y Refugio del Anima (Salamanca, 1552, 8vo); and left in MS. Commentaria in universam Summam Theologiae Sancti Thomae et iv lib. Sententiarum. — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Gen. 18:540.