Candidus (Blanckart), Alexander
Candidus (Blanckart), Alexander, a Belgian theologian and Carmelite, was born in Gaul, and lived in the middle of the 16th century. He was made a licentiate in theology at Cologne, and afterwards became chaplain of George D'Egmont, bishop of Utrecht, to whom he dedicated a Flemish version of the Bible (Cologne,. 1547), which is highly esteemed. He also wrote, Judicium' Joannis Calvini de Sanctorum Reliquiis, etc.: — Oratio de Retributione Justocrum Statim a Morte (1551).. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.