Alegre (De Casanate), Marcos Antonio
Alegre (De Casanate), Marcos Antonio a Spanish Carmelite, was born in 1590 at Tarazona, a little town of Arragon. He chose to live in retirement rather than accept the position of secretary of the king, Philip III; and died Sept. 10, 1658. He wrote, Paradisus Carmelitici Decoris, cum Apologia pro Joanne XLIV, Patriarcho Hierosolymitano (Lyons, 1639). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.