Bl. Francisco de Magalhães Biography
Bl. Francisco de Magalhães Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death.
|Date of Birth||16th century|
|Country of Birth||Portugal of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Blesseds who were Not Married|
|Place of Work||Portugal|
|Date of Death||July 15 1570|
|Place of Death||thrown off the ship Santiago near Palma, Canary Islands|
|Feast Day||July 15|
|Beatification||Pope Pius IX|
|Patron Saint of||N/A|
Blessed Francisco de Magalhães, Jesuit novice. A missionary. Martyred by the Huguenot Jacques Sourie while on the way to Brazil. Among a band of forty Spanish, Portugese and French Jesuit preachers martyred by the Huguenot privateer Jacques Sourie while in transit to Brazil. Drowned on July 15, 1570, by being tossed off the ship Santiago close Palma, Canary Islands. No other information about them has made it to date.