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Figueroa, Bartolome Cairasco de, 1540-1610



  • Existence: 1540 - 1610


Bartolome Cairasco de Figueroa (1540-1610) was born in Gran Canaria in 1540, and became prior and canon of its cathedral. His religious verse was published in four parts as Templo militante, 1603-1614.

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Bartolome Cairasco de Figueroa: Esdruxulea

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7819
Scope and Contents 'Esdruxulea de varios elogios y canciones en alabanca de Christo nuestro senor y de la sacratissima Virgen su madre de algunos sanctos y diversos sujetes', a collection of poems dated Canaria, 7 May 1611. The volume was prepared for the press by Captain Francisco de Betancor. In his dedication to the Cardinal-Archbishop of Toledo, Betancor records that the poems were composed in the last days of Cairasco's life. There are seventy-four pieces by Cairasco, as well as Latin and Spanish poems on...
Dates: 1611
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