, a Spanish author of considerable celebrity, a Dominican, and titular
, a Spanish
author of considerable celebrity, a Dominican, and titular
patriarch of Alexandria, was born in 1540 at Baec,a in Andalusia, and died at Rome in February 1599, but some
writers say that he was living in 1601. A great number
of his works remain; the most considerable among which is
Vitse et gesta Romanorum pontificum et cardinalium;” which, with the continuation, was printed at
Rome, 1676, 4 vols. folio; the sequel down to Clement XII.
was published by ]\larie Guarnacci, Rome, 1751, 2 vols.
Bibliotheca Scriptorum ad annum 1383,” Paris,