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Ayala, Martin Perez de

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a Spanish prelate, was born at Hieste, in the diocese of Carthagena, in 1504. He studied at Alcala, and entered the military order of St. Jago of the Sword at Salamanca. He accompanied Francis de Mendoza, bishop of Jaen, to Rome, and after his death went to Germany to combat the errors of the Protestants. Charles V sent him to the Council of Trent, and in 1548 nominated him to the bishopric of Guadix, in Granada; thence he was translated to the see of Segovia, and on his return from Trent he was, in 1564, made archbishop of Valentia, which Church he governed till his death, Aug. 5, 1566. His principal work is De Divinis, Apostolicis atque Ecclesiasticis Traditionibus deque Auctoritate ac Viearum SS. Assertiones (Cologne and Paris, 1549; Venice, 1551; Paris, 1562).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Ayala, Martin Perez de'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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