See also:Protestant divine, was
See also:born at La Sauvetat-du-Dropt near
See also:Agen . After studying at Montauban, he entered the
See also:ministry in 1645 . He was for eight years
See also:professor of
See also:theology in the Protestant
See also:college of Nimes; but in 1661, having successfully opposed a
See also:scheme for re-uniting Catholics and Protestants, he was forbidden to preach in
See also:Languedoc . In 1662 he obtained a
See also:post at Montauban similar to that which he had lost; but after four years he was removed from this also . He next became pastor at Charenton near
See also:Paris, where he engaged in controversies with
See also:Nicole (Reponse aux deux traites intitules la perpetuite de la foi, 1665),
See also:Arnauld (Reponse au livre de M . Arnauld, 1670), and J . B .
See also:Bossuet (Reponse au livre de M. t'eveque de
See also:Meaux, 1683) . On the revocation of the edict of Nantes he fled to
See also:Holland, and received a pension from
See also:William of Orange, who commissioned him to write an account of the persecuted
See also:Huguenots (Plaintes
See also:des protestants cruellement opprimes clans le royaume de France, 1686) . The
See also:book was translated into
See also:English, but by
See also:order of
See also:James II. both the
See also:translation and the
See also:original were publicly burnt by the
See also:common hangman on the 5th of May 1686, as containing " expressions scandalous to His
See also:Majesty the
See also:king of France." Other
See also:works by him were Reponse au livre de P . Nouet sur l'eucharistie (1668); Euvres posthumes (Amsterdam, 1688), containing the Traite de la composition d'un
See also:sermon, translated into English in 1778 . See
See also:biographies by J .
P . Niceron and
See also:Abel Rotholf de la Deveze; E . Haag, La France protestante, vol. iv . (1884, new edition) .
CLAUDE OF LORRAINE, or CLAUDE GELEE (1600-1682)
ANTOINE FRANCOIS JEAN CLAUDET (1797-1867)
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