Capella (or Cappelli), Marco Antonio
Capella (Or Cappelli), Marco Antonio, an Italian Franciscan, was born at Este, in Lombardy, about the middle of the 16th century, and taught theology at Udine, Anagni, and Venice. He wrote against the interdict of Paul V, in 1606, on the famous Venice question, but afterwards he entirely retracted his position. HIe died in September, 1625. He also wrote, Contra Primatum Ecclesiasticum Regis Anglice Jacobi. (Bologna, 1610, 4to; Cologne, 1611, 8vo) :-Disputationes de Summo Pontificatu B. Petri et de Successione Episcopi Romani in Eudem Pontificatnm (ibid. 1621):-De Appellationibus Eccl. Africance ad Ronanam Sedem (Rome and Paris, 1622, 8vo; and at Rome in 1722, together with the Life of Capella, written by Bontoni). .See Biog, Universelle, vii, 81; Landon, Eccles. Diet. s.v.