Feijóo y Montenegro, Benito Jerónimo
- Almonte Howell
(b Casdemiro, Orense, Oct 8, 1676; d Oviedo, Sept 26, 1764). Spanish essayist. A Benedictine monk, he settled in Oviedo in 1709, teaching theology at the university and later serving as abbot in the monastery of his order. His major works are two series of essays on a wide variety of subjects: ...