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Pedro Ramírez de Alba, Pedro de Alba (or Alva)
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Pedro Ramiro de Alba

Date of Birth: Approximately 1480

Place of Birth: Alba de Tormes (Salamanca)

Date of Death: 21 June 1528

Place of Death: Granada


It is thought that Pedro’s parents knew Hernando de Talavera, Archbishop of Granada, and that they sent Pedro to live in his house. It is possible that he was a sacristan in the Church of Santa Fe, Granada, when Hernando de Talavera send him to stu…

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Resines, Luis, “Pedro Ramírez de Alba, Pedro de Alba (or Alva)”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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