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Vicente Barrantes (1829–1898)

Barrantes, Vicente (bär-rän’tes). A Spanish miscellaneous writer, novelist, and poet; born at Badajoz, March 24, 1829. He first studied theology, but in 1848 settled in Madrid to pursue literature; held responsible government offices; became member of the Academy in 1872. Among his works are the stories ‘Always Late’ (1851); ‘Juan de Padilla’; ‘The Widow of Padilla’; and a series of historical studies, dealing with strictly local Philippine Island and Estremaduran topics.