, a learned Spanish ecclesiastic of the Augustine order, was born
, a learned Spanish ecclesiastic of the
Augustine order, was born at Haro about 1730, and acquired such reputation for knowledge in ecclesiastical
history, that he was appointed by the king, Charles III.
to continue that history of which Florez published 29 Vols.
4to. To these he accordingly added six volumes more,
written, according to our authority, with equal ability, and
equal liberality of sentiment. Some notice of this work,
Espana Sagrada,” is taken in our account of
Florez. Risco died about the end of the last century, but
the exact time is not specified.