Religious Portuguese Jesuit, born in Chaves in 1561 and died in Coimbra in 1630. He/She was Professor of philosophy in Évora and Chancellor of the University. He/She taught theology and philosophy at Coimbra. It was a great specialist in Scholasticism. Mascarenhas, Grand Inquisitor of Portugal, you encouraged to publish his work titled Index expurgatorius librorum ab ortu Lutheri.