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Memoirs of the life of Peter Daniel Huet, bishop of Avranches, written by ... - Page 297
by Pierre Daniel Huet (bp. of Avranches.) - 1810
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - Biography - 1808
...entered into priest's orders, or was a member of any religious community. Here he formed an intimate acquaintance with many of the most eminent literary characters of his time, and particularly with Erasmus, who has spoken advantageously of him in his " Letters." He chiefly excelled...
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Memoirs of the Life of Peter Daniel Huet, Bishop of Avranches, Volume 2

Pierre-Daniel Huet - Theologians - 1810
...to the aid of literary researches, H was born at Paris of an ancient family in 1606, and in 1635 was admitted to the office of an auditor in the chamber...collection of Councils, to Don Luke d'Acheri in his Spicilegium, and to Dit Cange in his new edition of Joinville; as well as to various other writers....
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical Account of the ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1816
...character was amiable and unexceptionable, and his philological knowledge had introduced him to intimacy with many of the most eminent literary characters of his time. He had been educated a presbyterian, but by some means argued himself into the Roman catholic persuasion,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 30

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1816
...character was amiable and unexceptionable, and his philological knowledge had introduced him to intioiiicy with many of the most eminent literary characters of his time. He had been educated a presbyterian, but by some means argued himself into the Roman catholic persuasion,...
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New General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 10

Hugh James Rose - Biography - 1848
...where he was admitted to the degree of doctor by the faculty of the Sorbonne, and formed an intimate acquaintance with many of the most eminent literary characters of his time, and particularly with Erasmus, who has spoken advantageously of him in his Letters. In 1355 he was...
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