Escobar, like so many of the chief Jesuit writers, was a Spaniard, born at Valladolid in 1589.
As all the world knows, Columbus died at Valladolid on the 20th of May, 1506.
Several suspected followers of the new creed were confined in monasteries, and one was burnt at Valladolid in 1541.
From Valladolid he continued his journey to Plazentia in Estremadura.
No sooner had he left Valladolid than it was again occupied by royalist troops.
As a youth he had been adopted by a noble family of Valladolid.
A long time ago I chanced to be in a posada, or inn, at Valladolid in Spain.
The college of Valladolid was the scene of his student life.
It was practised in Valladolid, Toledo, Murcia and probably some others.
For this purpose it was necessary he should repair to Valladolid, where the university was.