Saint Nicholas Factor
- Also known as
- Peter Nicholas Factor
- 23 December
- Son of a tailor.
Joined the Franciscans in 1537.
Well-known, highly admired and sought after itinerant preacher throughout the region.
Noted for scourging himself savagely before each sermon.
Mystic and visionary.
Legend says that when he was in an ecstasy he would become overheated and had to be dunked in water which would boil.
Friend of Saint Pascal Baylon, Saint Louis Bertrand and Saint John de Ribera each of whose testimony was used in Nicholas' beatification investigation.
- 1520 in Valencia, Spain
- 1582 of natural causes
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