CAPPEL , aFrench
See also:family which produced some distinguished jurists and theologians in the 15th and 16th centuries . In 1491, Guillaume Cappel, as rector of the university of
See also:Paris, protested against a tithe which Innocent VIII. claimed from that
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See also:nephew, Jacques Cappel (d . 154,), the real founder of the family, was himself
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See also:Charles V., claimed for
See also:Francis I. the counties of
See also:Flanders and Charolais . He
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See also:treatises on
See also:jurisprudence .
See also:Louis (1534-1586), sieur de Moriambert, the fifth son, was a most ardent
See also:Protestant . In 1570 he presented a confession of faith to Charles IN. in the name of his co-religionists . He disputed at
See also:Sedan before the duc de
See also:Bouillon with the Jesuit,
See also:Jean Maldonat (1534-1583), and wrote in de-fence of Protestantism . The seventh son, Ange (1537-1623), seigneur du Luat, was secretary to
See also:Henry IV., and enjoyed the esteem of Sully . Among those who remained Catholic should be mentioned Guillaume, the translator of
See also:Machiavelli . The eldest son Jacques also left two sons, famous in the
See also:history of Protestantism:—Jacqucs (157o-1624), pastor of the
See also:church founded by himself on his
See also:fief of le Tilloy and afterwards at Sedan, where he became
See also:professor of
See also:Hebrew, distinguished as historian, philologist and exegetical
See also:scholar; and Louis (see below) .
On the protest of Guillaume Cappel, see Du Bellay, Historia Universitatis Parisiensis, vol. v . On the family, see the
See also:sketch by another Jacques Cappel, " De Capellorum gente," in the Cornmentarii et notae criticae in Vetus Testamentum of Louis Cappel, his
See also:father (Amsterdam, 1689) . Consult
See also:Eugene and Emile Haag, La France protestante, vol. iii . (new edition, 1881) .
LOUIS CAPPEL (1585-1658)
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