Antonio of Santa Maria (2)
Antonio of Santa Maria a Spanish Fran-ciscan, was born at Placentia, in Estremadura, about 1521. Early distinguishing himself in letters, he took the doctor's degree at Salamanca, whence he went to Rome, and was employed in the apostolic chamber. Upon his return he assumed the habit of the Franciscan Discalceates. He-died at Segovia, July 18,,1602, leaving many -:works. See Saint-Antoine, Bibl. Univ. Francis.