Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Alonso de Espina
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Alfonso de la Espina

Date of Birth: Around 1412

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Between 1461 and 1464

Place of Death: Probably Madrid


Alonso was a Franciscan friar, and well known as a scholar, master in theology and preacher in the kingdom of Castile under John II and Enrique IV. His public life proper started in Salamanca, where he was regent of studies at the convent of St Francis, ac…

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Echevarria, Ana, “Alonso de Espina”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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