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Enrique Flórez (1702–1773)

Flórez, Enrique (flō’reth). A Spanish historian and antiquarian; born in Valladolid, Feb. 14, 1702; died in Madrid, Aug. 20, 1773. He was an Augustinian ordinary who taught theology and history with brilliant success, and charmed his classes by presenting dogmas and annals from the standpoint of their human interest. ‘Sacred Spain’ (1747–73), on the history and dominion of the Church in the peninsula, brought down to the present time by a recent writer; ‘Memorials of Catholic Queens’ and other works of importance, justify the high opinion entertained of him.