French poet and
See also:political pamphleteer, was
See also:born in 1542, in
See also:Paris . He studied under
See also:Jean Daurat, and after taking his degree in
See also:law began to practise at the
See also:bar with but slight success . Re wrote indifferent verses, but was a redoubtable pamphleteer . After the
See also:League had arrested the royalist members of parliament, he was appointed (158g)
See also:advocate-general . His "Avertissement
See also:des catholiques anglais aux
See also:Francais catholiques du danger oic ils sont de perdre la religion et d'experimenter, comme en Angleterre, la cruaute des ministres s'ils regoivent d la couronne un roi qui
See also:soil heretique " went through several
See also:editions, and was translated into
See also:English . One of his
See also:pamphlets, Le Banquet ou apres-dine du comte d'Arete, in which he accused
See also:Henry of insincerity in his return to the
See also:Roman Catholic faith, was so scurrilous as to be disapproved of by many members of the League . When Henry at length entered Paris,
See also:Dorleans was among the number of the proscribed . He took
See also:refuge in Antwerp, where he remained for nine years . At the expiration of that
See also:period he received a
See also:pardon, and returned to Paris, but was soon imprisoned for sedition . The
See also:king, however, released him after three months in the Conciergerie, and by this means attached him permanently to his cause . His last years were passed in obscurity, and he died in 1629 .
DORMER (from Lat. dormire, to sleep)
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