Martín de Azpilcueta


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(also Navarrus, E1 Doctor Navarro; 1492–1586), Spanish jurist and theologian. Martín de Azpilcueta was born 13 December 1492 at Barasoín in Navarre. He received his first benefice at the age of nine, and at eleven began the course in arts and theology at Alcalá de Henares. In 1510 he moved to Toulouse, where he received a doctorate in canon law. He took major orders in 1515 and in 1524 made his profession as a canon regular of Roncesvalles. After 1518 Azpilcueta taught canon and civil law at the universities of Toulouse, Cahors, Salamanca, and Coimbra.


From The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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