Barrientos, Genes De
Barrientos, Genes de a Spanish theologian, studied at Salanianca, entered the Dominican Order. and made himself known as a theologian and preacher. Applauded at the court of Charles II for his eloquence, he did not remain to be dazzled by his success, but consecrated himself to foreign missions. In 1685 he went to the Philippine Islands, and became successively titular bishop of Troy and suffragan of the archbishop of Manilla. He died in 1694. He wrote Reflexiones Theologicas (Manilla, 1684). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.