Biography of Fray Pedro de Encinas (1530-1595)

Spanish writer. He/She was born at Burgos about in 1530. Dominican monk, he/she studied at Salamanca and spent much of his life at Huete. Stresses in his work the spiritual verses, dealing with the conversion of the sinner, contempt for the world and life of our Lord, 1596. They contain six religious eclogues in terza and ottava rima and other lyrical poems. His works appeared in seventh and eighth part of several new romances blossom, 1597, and in the ninth part, 1597.