Coret, Pierre a Belgian theologian, was born at Ath, in Hainault, about the middle of the 16th century. He was at first curate of St. Crespin, and afterwards canon of the cathedral of Tournay, in 1574, where he died in 1602, leaving, Defensio Veritatis (Antwerp, 1591); which is a refutation-of the Discours Politiques et Militaires of Lanone: — Anti-Politicus (Douay, 1599), a work especially directed against the Republique of Dodin. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Biog. Universelle, s.v.