A brother Robert, the friar, was a Vermont citizen.
The Quiche Popol Vuh, or "Book of History," which was translated into Spanish by the Dominican friar Ximenes, and edited with a French version by Brasseur de Bourbourg, is an important document for students of the local myths.
He accompanied the mission under Friar Ascelin, sent by Pope Innocent IV.
On his return to Dundee in 1514 he received instruction in the Reformed faith from Friar Hewat, a Dominican monk.
Antonio Andrada, in 1624, was the first European to enter Tibet since the visit of Friar Odoric in 1325.