Carvalho (Da Perada), Antonio
Carvalho (Da Perada), Antonio a Portuguese theologian and controversialist, was born in 1595 at Sardoal, in the diocese of Guarda. Having studied theology at Coibra, he fulfilled successively the functions of arch-priest of the cathedral of Lisbon, of proctor or delegate of the Portuguese clergy to the court of Madrid, and of guardian of the royal archives of Portugal, called Torre do Tombo, and was also apostolic prothonotary. He died at Lisbon, Dec. 12,1645, leaving Si Conviene el Govierno Espiritual de las Amas, etc. (Lisbon, 1627), together with some other works. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.