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Antonio Herrera de Tordesillas
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Date of Birth: 1549

Place of Birth: Cuéllar, Segovia

Date of Death: 27 March 1625

Place of Death: Madrid


Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas was born in Cuéllar, in the province of Segovia, in 1549. He began his education in Cuéllar, and later went to Italy to complete it. In 1570, at the age of 21, he entered the service of Vespasiano Gonzaga Colonna in Italy, and in 1572 he returned to Spa…

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Fernández Lanza, Fernando, “Antonio Herrera de Tordesillas”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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