Alain, De La Roche

Alain, De La Roche, a French monk of the order of Preaching Friars, was born in Brittany in 1415. He assumed the Dominican habit at Dinan, and finished his studies in a monastery of the same order in Paris. In that city and in other places he taught theology; and died on the Festival of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, about 1462. Andrew Coppenstein gives his works as follows: A Treatise on the Psalter or Rosary of Jesus Christ and Mary (Fribourg, 1619; Cologne, 1624): — The Confraternity of the Psalter of Our Lady (Paris, 16mo): — The Mirror of the Sinful Soul, etc. See Echard, Script. Ord. Proed.

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