John Of God, Saint (1495-1550). Portuguese religious
John Of God, Saint (1495-1550). Portuguese religious man, founder of the ador de la Order of Charity or of Hospitallers (Hospitaller Brothers of St. John of God). PEREZ DE HOLGUIN, Melchor (1665-1724). Oil on canvas. BOLIVIA. LA PAZ. La Paz. National Museum of Art.
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John Bale (1495-1563), Bishop of Ossory, scholar and writer. English prelate (divine) and author of controversial works about the Protestant cause. Author of Kynge Johan, considered to be the first historical English play. Bale converted to Protestantism from Catholicism, he took a wife and eventually had to flee to Germany. Date: Circa 1550
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