Molina, Tirso de
1579 - Born on October in Madrid.
1600 - He studied at the Alcalá de Henares, joined the Order of Mercy on the 4th of November.
1601 - Entered the Monastery of San Antolín at Guadalajara, Spain on the 21st of January.
1615 - He had been writing plays for ten years when he was sent by his superiors on a mission to the West Indies.
1617 - Returning to Europe.
1626 - He had not lost his interest in the theatre, and published twelve representative pieces as the first part of his dramatic works.
- He became superior of the monastery at Trujillo.
1632 - In May, he was appointed chronicler of the Order of Mercy.
1635 - His Deleitar aprovechando is a devout counterpart of the Cigarrales de Toledo, much inferior to its predecessor in interest.
1639 - He compiled the elaborate Historia de la merced, which occupied him till December 24, and still survives in manuscript.
1645 - On the 29th of September, Tirso de Molina became superior of the monastery at Soría, and died there.
1648 - Died on the 12th of March.
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