Fray Gernimo de Areviano: Documents proposing his Beatification

Scope and Content

Material compiled for proposing the beatification of Fray Gernimo de Areviano, apparently collected by Benito de Aste, Rector of the College. There are two heavily corrected accounts of de Areviano's life, miracles and sanctity; a memorial by Fray Hernando de Padilla, Provincial of the Order for Castille; questions to 28 witnesses, with the answers; 23 letters or signed declarations; printed Aviso and Interrogatorio; and a later letter from Benito de Aste to the Cardinal Archbishop of Toledo, urging action. The volume has the stamp of Sir J. ____ Hill on the front flyleaf, and the number 2236 on the spine. c.240pp.

Administrative / Biographical History

Fray Gernimo de Areviano (1576-[1651]), Spanish cleric of the Augustinian College in Alcala de Henares; Benito de Aste, Rector of the College.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1994.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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