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Antonio Mira de Amescua (1570?–1636?)

Mira de Mescua or Amescua, Antonio (mē’rä dā mā’skwä). A Spanish poet and dramatist; born at Guadix, about 1570; died at Madrid, about 1636. He was court chaplain at Granada, and afterward chaplain of honor to Philip IV. at Madrid. Calderón and Corneille borrowed from his works. A few of his lyrics can be seen in Vol. xiii., five of his plays in Vol. xiv., of Rivadeneyra’s ‘Library of Spanish Authors.’