Alba, John of
Alba, John of a Spanish Carthusian of the monastery near Segovia, province of Valencia, Spain. He studied the Scriptures with great success, also the Oriental languages; and died in 1591 leaving many works. Some of these have been printed, and others, remain, or at least did so a little before 1850, in the library of his monastery of Val-Christ. See Antonio, Biblioth. Hisp. 1, 477.