Daza, Antonio a Spanish theologian and ecclesiastical historian; was born at Valladolid, and lived about 1625. He took the habit of the Franciscans, became overseer of the convent at Valladolid, minister of the province of Concepcion, and commissary-general of his order under Gregory XV. He wrote, Las Chronicas de la Orden de S. Francisco (Valladolid, 1611): — Historia de las Llagas de S. Francisco (Madrid, 1612): — Vida de sol Juana de la Cruz, de la Terzera Orden de S. Francisco (ibid. 1613): — Exercicios Espirituales (translated into Italian by Autiodocco, Rome, 1616): — La Purissima Conception de Nuestra Senora (Madrid, 1621): — Vida de Pedro Regalado (ibid. 1627). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.