Galesni (Lat Galesinius), Pietro
Galesni (Lat. Galesinius), Pietro a learned Italian ecclesiastical antiquary and apostolical notary, who died about 1590, devoted most of his time to researches in ecclesiastical history. He endeavored to correct and illustrate tile Roman Martyrology, by remodeling it and adding a number of new facts concerning the saints. He wrote the Lives of the Saints of Milan (1582), and a Commentary on the Pentateuch (1557). See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.