Anthroponyms seta COELHO, Pedro (1556-?)

Clergy of the Society of Jesus who worked mostly in Japan. He was born in Vila do Conde, around 1556. He was admitted to the Society in Goa, in October 1575 and arrived in Japan in 1578. In 1582 he was at the Funai (Ôita) College. He returned to Macau in 1589, and was expelled from the Society shortly after.

Bibliography:
COSTA, João Paulo Oliveira e, O Cristianismo no Japão e o Episcopado de D. Luís de Cerqueira, dissertação de doutoramento em História apresentada à Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, 1998 (texto fotocopiado).

Helena Rodrigues
Translated by: Leonor Sampaio da Silva


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