Date of Birth: Between about 1180 and 1200
Place of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: 1249
Place of Death: Tuy
Almost all we know about the life of Lucas of Tuy comes from his own works. Although his origins are uncertain, he identified himself as being from León (in hac nostra civitate). His forename is unusual, and Peter Linehan (‘Dates and doubts’) has suggested that he may have been of Italian origin.
It is generally accepted t…