Pedro Cornejo de Pedrosa
Cornejo was born in Salamanca, Spain, and entered the Carmelite order at a young age. He received his doctorate from the University of Salamanca, and then taught philosophy and theology at the same institution.
Similarly when he traveled to Rome—for the general elections—Robert Cardinal Bellarmine is reported to have consult with him on several occasions, while Pope Paul V, upon hearing him lecture, called him "a truly worthy doctor of the Church of God."
Some of his lectures were gathered and published posthumously under the title, Theologia Scholastica et Moralis etc. (Bamberg, 1671).
- Louis Moreri and Jean Le Clerc. Le Grand dictionnaire Historique sur le Mélange Curieux de l'Histoire Sacée et Profane, volume 2, p267.
- John McClintock. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, volume 12, p114.
- Sanchez d'Avila. Vita Actoris, in Pedro Cornejo Theologia Scholastica et Moralis.
- Jean-Yves Lacoste. Encyclopedia of Christian Theology, volume 1, p260.
- Melquíades Andrés and Melquíades Andrés Martín. La teología española en el siglo XVI, volume 1, p162.