SAINT DOMINIC (1170-1221), founder of the Dominican Order of Preaching Friars, was born in 1170 at Calaroga in Old Castile.
MELC,HIOR CANO (1525-1560), Spanish theologian, born at Tarangon, in New Castile, joined the Dominican order at an early age at Salamanca, where in 1546 he succeeded to the theological chair in that university.
In 1263 we find him at the chapter of the Dominican order held in London.
In the Dominican Order and the others that started as mendicant it has been mitigated or even abrogated.
Entering the Dominican order in 1254, he became lector, prior of the convent, provincial of his order in Lombardy, and in 1296 its general.
Pius V., formerly Michele Ghisleri and a member of the Dominican Order observed even as pope the strictest rules of the brotherhood, and was already regarded as a saint by his contemporaries.