John Garcés
+1541

 

A brief biography.

 

The Spanish dominican lay-brother John Garcés, O.P. was sent with Francis of Córdoba, O.P. by Peter of Córdoba (1482-29.6.1530) from the Dominican Republic to Cumaná in Venezuela in 1514.

Their ship was entered by the Indians and the whole crew and all the passengers were killed.      

 


 

Philately

 

John Garcés, O.P., lay-brother at the right,
and Francis of Córdoba, O.P. were killed,
after the entering of their ship by the Indians
of Cumaná,
Venezuela, in 1514.

On the stamp the arms of the Order.

 

Venezuela 1998, Mi 3323, Sc 1604a.

 

 


 

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