Assignies, Jean D
Assignies, Jean D'
a French monk of Citeaux, and a Brabantine theologian, was born in 1562. He became subprior of the Monastery of Cambron; then, in 1618, priest of the Monastery of Nizelle, in Brabant. He died in 1642. He wrote, Vies des Personnes Illustres en Sainteti de l'Ordre de Citeaux (Douay and Mons, 1598,1606): -Allumettes Vives pour embrazer l'Ame a la Haine du Pehe' et a l'Amour de la Vertu, par la Consideration de la Passion de Jesus- Christ (Douay, 1629). He also wrote several other works, See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.