"and stopped to see Francis Xavier"
St. Francis Xavier depicted in a stained glass window in Hong Kong
GNU Free Documentation LicenseSt. Francis Xavier depicted in a stained glass window in Hong Kong - Credit: Isaac Wong, Wikimedia Commons

St. Francis Xavier (1506-1552) was a Spanish-born Roman Catholic missionary and co-founder of the Jesuits (the Society of Jesus).

He carried out his missionary work in many Asian countries, including India, Borneo and Japan.