Anthroponyms seta CARVALHO, Miguel (?-1624)

Clergy of the Society of Jesus who worked in Japan. He was born in Braga and died in Omura, on 25th August, 1624. He was the son of Gonçalo Carvalho and of Catarina Dias. He joined the Society when he was in Coimbra, on 30th August, 1597, and left for India on 25th March, 1602. He entered Japan in 1621 and was captured on 22nd July, 1623. He was burned alive in Omura, together with four mendicant priests.

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).

Author: Helena Rodrigues
Translated by: Maria das Mercês Pacheco


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