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Collation, A — P 8 ; 240 pp. (numbering cut away).
Contains forty pieces of verse, but not the As tie ligueur nor the
Deuxieme advis. The passage relating to Villeroy is unaltered.
Brit. Mus.

3. Satyre Menippee de la vertu du Catholicon d'Espagne et
de la tenue des Estatz de Paris. A laquelle est adiouste un
Discours sur l'interpretation du mot de Higuiero d'Infierno, &c. qui en
est l'Autheur. Plus le regret sur la mort de l'Asne Ligueur d'une
Damoyselle qui mourut durant le siege de Paris, m.d. xciiii.

Collation, a 8 ; 8 11. not numbered: A— R s ; 272 pp. numbered
1—256, 259—274.
Badly printed.
Brit. Mus. (Grenville Library) ; Bib. Nat.



Contains forty pieces of verse besides the Asne ligueur, and at
the end the Deuxibne advis. The passage relating to Villeroy is
altered. The text of Tricotei's edition, 2 vols. 1877— 1884, is
printed from this.

Frank's text follows an edition of which there is a copy in the
Imperial Library at Vienna. It is dated 1594, and has 196 pp. ; it
contains forty pieces of verse, but is without the Deuxieme advis.

The editions bearing the date of 1593, such as that in the
Bib. Mazarine of 255 pp., and that in the Brit. Mus. of 414 pp.,
really belong to 1594-

2. The primitive text.

Constant Leber, a competent and distinguished bibliophil who
died in 1807, declared that he had seen a thin pamphlet of fifteen
leaves with the title of La Vertu du Catholicon d'Espagne, and that it
was printed at Tours by Iamet Mettayer. Its existence, however,
is otherwise unknown. (See Read, Le texte primiiif, p. xxv.) Similarly
Dom d'Argonne (1634 — 1704). a Carthusian, says in his A/elanges
dhistoire et de litterature, which he published in 1702 under the
pseudonym of Vigneul de Marville, that Le Roy wrote and had
printed in 1593 La Vertu du Catholicon d'Espagne, that Gillot,
Pithou, &c. added to it a second piece entitled Abrege des Etats, &c,
and that the whole was printed in 1594 under the title of Satyre
Menippee. (Read, op. at. p. 89.) But this testimony is late, and, in
the absence of the printed text of 1593, which Dom d'Argonne does
not say that he had seen, carries little weight. The only form in
which the primitive text has come down to us is that of a manuscript
in the Bibliotheque Nationale, entitled Abbrege et L'Ame des Estatz
convoquez a Paris en fan 1593, which contains the whole satire in a
greatly abridged form. This has been printed by Read {Le texte
primitif de la Satyre Menippee, 1878).

De Thou, who was an intimate friend of Pierre Pithou, gives the
following account of the satire : — Ln ea post aulaea in Usque depictas
ad rem accommodatas imagines et tabu/as, orationes iocosae seriae pari
festivitate referuntur. Scripti primus auctor creditur sacrificus quidam
e Neustria terra, vir bonus et a factione summe alietius, qui coram
Borbonio cardinali juniore quotidie sacrum celebrabat. Sed cum is
tantum prima theatri vestigia delineasset, succedens alius scenam perfecte
struxit {Hist, sui temp. lib. cv. c. 18). D'Aubigne's account runs as
follows : — Mais ce qui les (les Estals) rendit du tout meprisables furent
divers escrits semez cotitre et entre eux, la plus excellente satyre qui ait


parti de nostre temps, portant pour titre le Catholicon d'Espagne ; ce
livre compose par un ausmonier du Cardinal de Bourbon, homme de
peu d'apparcnce et de nom ; Rapin, a qui on I'avoit attribue, y contribua
quelques vers seulement (Hist. Univ., liv. xm. c. xiii. ed. Ruble vm.
244). The reference to the Estates shews that D'Aubigne must be
referring to the primitive version of the satire, which appeared in
March or April, 1593, but though he calls it le Catholicon, he does
not necessarily mean that this was the original title. It has been
objected with regard to his last remark that there are no verses in
the existing manuscript, but we do not know that all the manuscript
copies were identical, and there may have been others which contained
verses. Both De Thou's and D'Aubigne's remarks alike point to
the fact that the satire in its original form was the work of Le Roy.
But there is nothing in either of their statements to contradict the
testimony of Pierre Dupuy and the generally accepted tradition that
the satire in its final shape was due to several hands. De Thou's
use of the singular (succedens alius) is a familiar Latin idiom which
does not exclude a plurality of persons.

On the evidence before us, and having regard to the weight of
De Thou's testimony as the intimate friend of Pierre Pithou, I believe
that Le Roy's work is represented substantially, if not literally, by
the manuscript printed by Read. To suppose that Le Roy only
wrote the first part, La vertu du Catholicon, is to lay a wrong stress
on D'Aubigne's words. They do not imply that the original title
was Le Catholicon d'Espagne, nor was this a title which, so far as
we know, the satire ever bore, except perhaps in popular speech.
With regard to the printed pamphlet which Leber says that he saw,
his attainments and bibliographical experience entitle him to belief,
but his statement that it was printed at Tours by Iamet Mettayer is
doubtless only an inference. It is of course possible that Mettayer
may have begun by printing separately the first part of the satire,
La vertu du Catholicon, though, as Read points out, it is somewhat
strange that he should have said nothing about it either in his
Premier or his Deuxieme advis. It is much more likely that whatever
the original pamphlet was it was printed by some other printer.

But whatever may be the truth about the primitive text of the
Mmippee, the important fact remains that it began to circulate, at
any rate in manuscript, as early as April, 1593. M. Unmet 1
statements that "it appeared in 1594," and that it was published
" nine months after the conversion and three months after the entry
of Henry IV into Paris," are based on the erroneous idea that
"appearance" and "publication" necessarily imply printing.

On some biographical and bibliographical works.

i. Andre Thevet, Portraits et vies des hommes illustres,
2 vols, fo., Paris, 1584.

Andre Thevet (1502 — 1590) was a Franciscan, who devoted
several years of his life to travelling. He accompanied Villegagnon
on his celebrated expedition to Brazil, but fell ill immediately after
getting there, and as soon as he was well enough to travel returned
to France. After his return he became almoner to Catharine
de' Medici, and historiographer and cosmographer to Charles IX.
His work is of little value except for the lives of those with whom
he was personally acquainted. Some of the woodcuts are excellent.
Pierre de l'Estoile, in recording Thevet's death, speaks of him as
insigne i?ienteur et fort ignorant (Journal, v. 61). See Niceron,
Memoires xxxm.

2. La Bibliotheque d'Antoine du Verdier. Lyons, 1585 (printing
finished December 15, 1584).

Premier volume de la Bibliotheque du sieur de la Croix du Maine.
Paris, 1584.

Antoine du Verdier (1544 — i6co), a rich man with a fine
library, who had houses at Lyons and elsewhere in that part of
France, and Francois Crude, sieur de la Croix du Maine
(1552 — 1592), conceived independently the design of making a
catalogue raisonne of French writers, but they had evidently commu-
nicated with each other before their works appeared. In 1772-3
Rigoley de Juvigny published an edition of the two bibliographies,
with notes by La Monnoye and others : Les Bibliotheques franfoises
de La Croix du Maine et de Du Verdier, 6 vols., of which the first
two volumes contain La Croix du Maine's bibliography, and the
remaining four that of Du Verdier. For the more obscure writers
of the sixteenth century the notices are of great value, but the
biographical dates are not always to be relied on.

See Niceron, Memoires xxiv.


3. Virorum doctrina illustrium, qui hoc seculo in Gallia
floruerunt elogia, Poitiers, 1598; Gallorum doctrina illustrium qui

nostra patrumque memoria floruerunt elogia. Recens aucta et in duos
divisa libros, ib. 1602 ; aucta denuo et recognita, Paris, 1630.

The author of this work, Scevole de Sainte-Marthe (Sammar-
thanus), has already been noticed in these pages. (See ante, pp. 23,
24.) He was born in 1536, and died in 1623. His elogia, as their
name implies, are panegyrics and not biographies, and give very
little information. The first edition, in one book, contains sixty-six
elogia, the last being that of Florent Chrestien, who died in 1596.
The final edition, in five books, contains about one hundred and fifty
elogia, the last being that of Estienne Pasquier, who died in 16 15.
A life of Sainte-Marthe is prefixed to a translation of the Pazdotrophia
into English verse by H. W. Tytler, M.D., 1757.

4. Guillaume Colletet (1598 — 1659), Vies des poetes franfais.
The author, an indifferent poet who was patronised by Richelieu,
left this work in manuscript, comprising about four hundred lives.
In the conflagration of the Louvre library by the Commune in May,
187 1, it was destroyed, but about half the lives (193), together with
portions of others (^^) had either been printed or copied in manu-
script. Moreover the Bibliothcque Nationale has recently acquired a
copy, more or less imperfect, of 147 lives, which was probably made
for Aime-Martin. I subjoin a list of those lives which belong to our
period, and have been printed. It must be confessed that they
contain very little information.

R. Belleau. (Euvres, ed. Gouverneur, 3 vols., 1867.

E. de Beaulieu. ed. P. Tamizey de Larroque in Plaquettes

P. de Brach. (Euvres, ed. R. Dezeimeris, 11. 1861.

L. de Carle. Vies des poetes bordelais, ed. T. de Larroque,

J. Doublet. Elegies, ed. P. Blanchemain, 1869.

G. Salluste du Bartas. Vies des poetes gascons, ed. T. de Larroque,

G. du Faur de Pibrac. ed. T. de Larroque, 187 1.
Pernette du Guillet. (Euvres, ed. Breghot du Lut, 1830.

A. Jamyn. (Euvres, ed. C. Bonnet, 1. 1878.

E. de la Boe'tie. Vies des poetes bordelais.

J. Bastier de la Peruse. Poetes angoumoisins, ed. E. Gellibert des

Seguins and E. Castaigne, 1863.
O. de Magny. Demieres poesies, ed. E. Courbet, 1880.



C. Marot. CEuvres, ed. G. Guiffrey, 187 1.

Marguerite de Navarre. Poetes angou?noisins.

F. Perrin. ed. A. de Charmasse, 1887.

F. Rabelais. ed. Philomneste, Jun. (G. Brunei), 1867.

N. Rapin. Le Cabinet historique for 187 1, pp. 235 — 257.

M. Re^nier. CEuvres, ed. E. de Barthelemy, 1862.

P. Ronsard. CEuvres in e'diles, ed. P. Blanchemain, 1855.

M. de Saint-Gelais. Poetes angoumoisins.

E. Tabourot. Rochambeau, La famille de Ronsart,

p. 251, 1868.

J. Tahureau. Mignardises amoureuses, ed. P. Blanche-

main, 1868.

Extracts from the lives of J. du Bellay and J. -A. de Baif will be
found in Rochambeau, id. p. 192, and from that of Baif in Sainte-
Beuve's chapter on Desportes in the Tableau de la poe'sie francaise.

See T. de Larroque, introduction to Vies des poetes gaseous;
L. Pannier, Essai de restitution du tnanuscrit de G. Colletet, Rev.
critique, 1870 (2) 324 — 338; P. Bonnefon in Rev. d'hist. litt. 11.

5. Me moires pour servir a I'histoire des hommes illustres dans
la republique des lettres, avec le catalogue raisonne de leurs ouvrages,
43 vols., 1729— 1745.

Jean-Pierre Niceron, a Barnabite father, was born in 1685,
and died in 1738. After serving as professor of rhetoric and philo-
sophy, first at Loches and then at Montargis, he was recalled in
17 1 6 to Paris, where he spent the rest of his life in literary researches.
At his death he had published thirty-nine volumes of his great work,
and left materials for a fortieth, which was published in 1740 under
the editorial care of the abbe Goujet and others, who afterwards
added three more volumes.

The names are not arranged on any plan, but volumes x. XX.
and xxx. each contain an index to the previous nine volumes, while
from volume xxxi. onwards there is a general index to all the
volumes published.

The account of each writer is followed by a full bibliography of
his works. Niceron has performed his task with, on the whole, great
accuracy and competence.

6. Bibliotheqtte Francoise ou Histoire de la Literature Fratifoise,
par M. l'abbe Goujet, 18 vols., 1740 — 1756.

Claude-Pierre Goujet (1697 — 1767) was a Jesuit student,
who resisted all attempts to make him a Jesuit. His work is arranged


on the following plan : i. deals with Language, n. with Rhetoric,
in. with Artes poeticae, iv. — viii. with Translations, ix. to xvm. with
Poetry, sixteenth century poets being contained in x. — xiv. For the
biography of those poets who find a place in Niceron's work, Goujet
copies his predecessor almost literally, though with some additions
of his own, but he replaces Niceron's bare list of works by citation
and some not very valuable criticism.

The whole canon, as it may be called, of the Dictionnaire
Historique from the first edition of Louis Moreri's Grand Dictiormaire
Historiqae in 1674 (1 vol. fo.) to its last in 1760 (10 vols.) is
admirably dealt with by R. C. Christie in his Selected Essays and
Papers, pp. n — 16. The canon comprises besides Moreri Bayle's
Dictionary, first published as a supplement to Moreri, in 2 vols.,
fo. 1697, that of Chaufepie, 4 vols., 1750 — 1756, and that of
Prosper Marchand, 2 vols., fo. 1758-9, the two latter being published
as supplements to Bayle.

Chronological Table.

152 1 Le Violier des histoires romaines.

1527 Histoire de Bayard (by Le loyal serviteurf.

1529 Bude's Commentarii linguae graecae.
Foundation of the royal professorships.
Translation of the Celestina.

Tory's Champ fleury.

1530 First royal professors appointed.
Lefevre's Bible.

Palsgrave's L'esclarcissement de la langue francoyse.

1 53 1 Le Parangon des nouvelles honnestes et delectables.

1532 Marot's Adolescence Cle??ientine.
Pantagruel 2 .

Alamanni's Opere Toscane, published at Lyons (completed in


1533 New edition of Pantagruel.

1534 Marot's Suite de P Adolescence.
Gargantua ; new edition of Pantagruel.

1535 The Bible of P.-R. Olivetan (Protestant Bible).
New edition of Gargantua.

I 53^ Quarrel between Marot and Sagon.
Calvin's Institutio.

1537 Translation of the Cortegiano.

1538 New edition of Marot's poems.
Des Periers's Cymbalum Mundi.

1539 Edict of Villers-Cotterets.

1540 Death of Bude.

First Book of Amadis de Gaule.

1 There was possibly an earlier edition in 1524.

2 Probably published at the end of this year.


1541 Calvin's Institution de la religion Chrestienne (first French


1542 Dolet's translation of Cicero's Letters.
Heroet's La par/aide amye.

New edition of Pantagruel and Gargantua.

1543 Prose translation of the Orlando Furioso (by Jean Martin?).
Ch. Estienne's translation of Gli higannati.

1544 Deaths of Marot and Des Periers.
A new edition of Marot's poems.
Des Periers's Recueil.

Sceve's Delie.

1545 Calvin's Institution (second French edition).
Le Macon's translation of the Decameron.

A translation of Ariosto's Snppositi.

Pare's Me'thode de traicter les playes /aides par hacqucbutes.

1546 Estienne Dolet burnt.
Third book of Pantagruel.

1547 Les Marguerites de la Marguerite des princesses.
Peletier's CEuvres Poetiques.
Saint-Gelais's CEuvres.

Amyot's LJ Histoire sEthiopique.
Du Fail's Propos rustiques.

1548 Sibilet's Art poetique.

Fourth book of Pantagruel (in 1 1 chapters).
Du Fail's Baliverneries.

1 549 Death of Margaret of Navarre.

Du Bellay's La deffence et illustration de la langue Francoyse,
Olive and Recueil.

1550 Ronsard's Odes.

T. de Beze's Abraham Sacrifiant.


1552 New edition of the Third book of Pantagruel.

Fourth book of Pantagruel (complete).

Ronsard's Amours.

Baif's Amours.

Performance of Jodelle's Cleopatre (?) and Eugene.
J 553 Death of Rabelais (or 1554).

Magny's Les Amours.
J 554 Magny's Les Gayeth.

Tahureau's Poems.

Rabutin's Commentaires.
1555 Death of Tahureau.

T. II. -


Ronsard's Hy nines and " Amours de Marie.'"
Louise Labe's (Euvres.

Vauquelin de la Fresnaye's Forestries (books i., ii.).
Ramus's Dialectique.


1557 Magny's Les Soupirs.
La Peruse's Medee.

1558 Death of Saint-Gelais.

Les nouvelles recreations et joyeux devis.
Du Bellay's Les Regrets.

1559 Amyot's translation of Plutarch's Lives and of Longus's

Pastoral of Daphnis and Chloe.
Du Bellay's Le poete courtisan.
Magny's Les Odes.

1560 Death of Joachim du Bellay.

Ronsard's (Euvres, 4 vols, (first collected edition).
Pasquier's Recherches de la France, book i.
The '' Tigre" (attributed to Hotman).

1561 Death of Magny.
Grevin's Theatre.
Scaliger's Poetice.

1562 L'is/e sonnante.

Ronsard's Discours des miseres de ce temps.

1563 Death of La Boetie.
Palissy's Recepte veritable.

1564 Death of Calvin.

Fifth book of Fantagruel.

1565 Ronsard's Abrege de Part poctique franfois and Elegies.
La Place's Commentaires.

Pasquier's Recherches, books i., ii.
" Le Livre des MarchanJs."

1566 Death of Louise Labe.

Henri Estienne's Apologie pour Herodote.
Performance of Filleul's Les Ombres.

1567 Ronsard's (Euvres, 6 vols.
Performance of Baif's Le Brave.

1568 Garnier's Porcie.

1569 Du Bellay's (Euvres.

Scevole de Sainte-Marthe's Premieres ceuvres.

1570 Death of Gre'vin.

1571 La Boetie's Vers francais.
Visit of / Gelosi to Paris.



1572 Death of Ramus.

Amyot's translation of Plutarch's Moralia.

Ronsard's Franciade.

Belleau's Bergerie.

Baif's collected poems (completed 1573).

Jean de la Taille's Saul le furieux.

1573 Death of Jodelle.

Yver's Le Printemps d' Yver.

Du Bartas's La Muse Chrestientie.

Desportes's Les premieres oeuvres.

Jean de la Taille's La Famine and Les Corrivaux.

Gamier 's Hippolyte.

Belleau's La Reconnue.

Hotman's Franco- Gallia.

1574 Pibrac's Cinquante quatrains.
Jodelle's CEuvres.
Garnier's Cor?ielie.

Ronsard retires from the Court.

1575 Jamyn's CEuvres poetiques.

1576 P. de Brach's Poemes.
Belleau's Pier res precieuses.
Baif's Mimes (book i.).

La Planche's Histoire de V Estat de France.
Bodin's Les Six livres de la republique.
Du Haillan's Histoire de France.

1577 Death of Belleau.

Second visit of / Gelosi to Paris.

1578 Du Bartas's La Semaine.
Ronsard's CEuvres, 5 vols.

Henri Estienne's Deux dialogues du nouveau francois Italianize.
Garnier's Marc Antoine.
Translation of Montemor's Diana.
New translation of the Celestina.

1579 Larivey's Six premieres comedies.
Garnier's La Troade.

Fauchet's Recueil des antiquiiez Gauloises.
Vindicice contra tyrannos 1 .

1580 Palissy's Discours admirables.
Montaigne's Essays (two books).
Garnier's Antigone.

1581 Fauchet's Recueil de I'origine de la langue et poesie franfoise.

1 'Written almost certainly in 1574.


La Popeliniere's Histoire de France.
Mornay's De la verite de la religion chrestienne.

1582 Death of Odet de Turnebe.

Second edition of Montaigne's Essays.
Garni er's Bradamante.

1583 Rapin's Les plaisirs du gentilhomme chamfietre.
Pibrac's Les quatrains (complete).

Gamier' s Les Juives.

1584 Death of Pibrac.

Du Bartas's La Seconde Semaine.
Odet de Turnebe's Les Contents.
Bouchet's Les Sere'es (first book).
Ronsard's CEuvres, 1 vol. fo.
Translation of Tasso's Aminta.

1585 Death of Ronsard (December 27).
Garnier's Tragedies.

Du Fail's Les contes et discours d'Eutrapel.
Cholieres's Les Neuf Matinees.

1586 Pasquier's Letters (ten books).

1587 Cholieres's Les Apres disnees.

La Noue's Discours politiques et militaires.

1588 Fifth edition of Montaigne's Essays (first edition in three

N. de Montreux's Les bergeries de Juliette (first French pastoral

1589 Death of Baif.

1590 Deaths of Montaigne, Pare, Palissy, and Du Bartas.

1591 Deaths of La Noue and Noel du Fail.

1592 Monluc's Co??unentaire.

1593 Translation of Guarini's LI Pastor Jido.
Charron's Les trois veritis.

1594 Durand's CEuvres poetiques.
La Satire Minippie.

1595 Posthumous edition of Montaigne's Essays.
Du Vair's De r eloquence francoise.

1596 Deaths of Bodin and P. Pithou.
Pasquier's Eec/ierches, books i. — vi.
Performance of N. de Montreux's L 'Arimcne.

1597 Passerat's Le pret?iier livre des poemes.

1598 Death of Henri Estienne.

Guy de Tours's Premieres aiuvres poetiques.


1600 Death of Gamier.

0. de Serres's Theatre d 'Agriculture.

1601 Montchrestien's Tragedies.
Bertaut's CEuvres poetiques.
Charron's De la sagesse.

1602 Death of Passerat.
Bertaut's Vers amoureux.

1603 Death of Charron.

1604 First part of De Thou's History.
Second edition of Charron's De la sagesse.

1605 Vauquelin de la Fresnaye's Diverses poesies.

1606 Death of Desportes.

1607 Death of Vauquelin de la Fresnaye.

1608 Regnier's Satires (i — ix, xii).

1609 „ „ (i— xii).

A few of the works noticed in this history were not published till
after the death of HenrylV (1610), notably D'Aubigne's Les Tragiques,
Histoire Universelle, and Aventures de Fceneste, which appeared from
1616 to 1630; his Confession de Sancy, published in 1660; and his
Vie a ses enfants, which did not see the light till the next century.
Regnier's Macette appeared in 161 2, and Satires xiv — xvii in 161 3.
Very few of the memoirs of our period were printed before that
period was over. Thus Margaret de Valois's memoirs appeared in
1628, Sully's in 1638, Brantome's in 1665-66, and L'Estoile'sy<w;>7/<//
(except for a short extract published in 162 1) not till the eighteenth

At the death of Henry IV the following sixteenth century writers
were still living, viz. : Bertaut, L'Estoile, Larivey, Regnier, Brantdme,
Pasquier, Du Perron, Olivier de Serres, all of whom died before
1620; Du Vair and Montchrestien, who died in 1621; Scevole de
Sainte-Marthe, who died in 1623 ; D'Aubigne and Jean de la Taille,
who died in 1630; and Sully, who lived till 1641. Some of these,
however, namely, Brantome, L'Estoile, and Sully, published nothing
in their lifetime, while all the others, except Regnier and D'Aubigne,
had practically ended their literary career before the close of our


/Esop, versions and translations of, i 40

Agrippa, Cornelius, resident at Lyons,
i 24 ; writes there his De incertitudine
et vanitate scientiarum, ib. and ii 169 ;
the original of Rabelais's HerrTrippa,
i 187; Rabelais's debt to, 198

Alaigre, Antoine, translates Guevara's
Menosprecio de la Corte, i 50

Alamanni,Luigi, patronised by Francis I,
i 6; his poems published in France,
43* 3 ! 7! contents of his Opere
Toscane, 317 ; influence on the Pleiad,
ib. ; his Satires, ii 293; plagiarised
by Vauquelin de la Fresnaye, 65

Albret, Henri d\ King of Navarre, i 101,

Alciati, Andrea, jurist, patronised by
Francis I, i 6; a popular emblem
writer, n; comes to Bourges, 22;
his lectures there attended by P. Du
Chastel, 20, Calvin, 225, and pro-
bably Rabelais, 168, 204

Alencon, Charles, Duke of, i 101

Hercule-Francois, Duke of (after-
wards Duke of Anjou), his death,
ii 146

Alexandrines, Ronsard's use of, i 337—
8; Bertaut's preference for, ii 269

Alione, J. G. of Asti, his French poetry,
i 54 n. 1

Amadis de Gaula, i 158-9

Amadis de Gaule (French translation of
the above), its popularity, i 10, 1 59—
163; La Noue's remarks on, ii 201

Amboise, Francois d',his Ne'apolitaines,
ii 112

— — Michel d', Vesclave fortune, in;
his translation of the eclogues of
Baptista Mantuanus, 79

Amy, Pierre (or Lamy), friend of
Rabelais, i 166; his correspondence
with Bude, 167

Amyot, Jacques, his birth and education,
i 281 ; appointed tutor to the nephews
of Jacques Colin, ib., and professor

in the University of Bourges, 282 ;
publishes a translation of the Story
of ALthiopia, ib. ; made abbot of
Bellozane, ib.; in Italy, ib. ; re-
discovers five books of Diodorus,
ib. ; sent to the Council of Trent,
ib. ; appointed tutor to the future
Charles IX and Henry III, ib. ;
publishes his translation of Plutarch's
Lives, ib. ; and of Daphnis and Chloe,
ib.; appointed Grand Almoner, ib. ;
pub. his translation of Plutarch's
Moralia, 283 ; made bishop of
Auxerre, ib. ; his excellent admini-
stration of his diocese, ib. ; his
troubles during the last five years of
his life, ib. ; his death, ib. ; his trans-
lation of Plutarch, 283-287; his
other translations, 287 ; his style,
288; his Projet de V eloquence royale,
289; his services to French prose,
ii 321 ; and see 319

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