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than by his paintings. He published many magnificent
illustrated works, among which are "The Lives and
Works of the Most Eminent Painters of all Schools,"
(25 vols., 1803 et sej.,) and "Annals of the Museum,"
etc., ("Annalesdu Musee et de 1'ficole des Beaux-Arts,"
(33 vols., 1808.) Died in 1826.

See QufrtARD, "La France Litte'raire;" " Nouvelle Biographic
Ge'ue'rale."

Lan'don, (LETITIA ELIZABETH,) a popular English
poetess, born in a suburb of London in 1802. She began
to write verse about the age of thirteen, and in 1820
became a contributor to the " Literary Gazette," under
the signature of L. E. L. These poetical efforts pro-
cured for her an extensive reputation, and enabled her
to support herself. She produced, anonymously, two
novels, entitled " Romance and Reality" and " Ethel
Churchill," and poems called "The Troubadour," "Ze-
nana," etc. Her poems are chiefly of a sentimental or
romantic character. In 1838 she was married to George
Maclean, Governor of Cape Coast Castle, Africa, whither
they went to reside. Her death, which occurred in 1839,
is ascribed to prussic acid, which she was in the habit of
taking as medicine.

Lan'don, (MINVILLE DE LANCEY, ) an American
humourist, born at Eaton, New York, in 1839, and



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the author, under the name of Eli Perkins, of " Eli
Perkins's Wit," "Humour and Pathos," "Saratoga
in 1901," " Kings of Platform and Pulpit," etc.

Lan'ctor, (A. HENRY SAVAGE,) an English ex-
plorer, was born at Florence, Italy, grandson of Walter
Savage Landor. He travelled for several years in the
East, and in 1898 was taken prisoner in Thibet and
subjected to painful and dangerous tortures. His works
include "Alone with the Hairy Ainu," " Corea, or
the Land of the Morning Calm," " In the Forbidden
Land," (1898,) etc.

Lan'dor, (WALTER SAVAGE,) an eminent English
author, born at Ipsley Court, Warwickshire, January
30, 1775, was a son of Walter Landor, who married a
rich heiress named Elizabeth Savage. He was edu-
cated at Rugby and at Trinity College, Oxford, became
master of an independent fortune, and followed no pro-
fession except that of author, lie published a volume
of poems in 1795, and a poem entitled "Gebir" in 1798.
In 1806 he sold his large estates, quitted England in
disgust, and removed to the continent He served as a
colonel in the Spanish army against Napoleon from 1808
to 1814. In 1811 he married Julia Thuillier, of Bath.
He became a resident of Florence about 1816, and occu-
pied the palace of the Medici for several years. He pub-
lished in 1820 Latin poems, entitled " Idyllia Heroica."
His reputation was extended by his "Imaginary Con-
versations of Literary Men and Statesmen," (5 vols.,
1824-29.) which presented many novel and paradoxical
ideas. Among his other works are "Count Julian," a
poem, (1831,) " Pericles and Aspasia," (1836,) "Andrea
of Hungary," a drama, (1839,) "The Hellenics," (1847,)
and "The Last Fruit of an Old Tree," (1853.) He was
a friend of Robert Southey. Died at Florence in Sep-
tember, 1864.

See JOHN FOSTER. "Walter S. Landor; a Biography," iKfto;
"Quarterly Review" for January, 1824, February, 1837, and October,
1839 ; " Edinburgh Review" for April, 1846, and April, 1850.

Landiiaiii, lan-dRe-a'nee,(PAGLoCAMlLLO,)a painter
of the Milanese school, born about 1570; died about 1618.

Land'seer, (CHARLES,) an English painter, a son of
John Landseer, noticed below, was born in 1799. He
received lessons from Haydon, and acquired a fair repu-
tation as an artist. His subjects are chiefly taken from
English history and poetry. His " Monks of Melrose"
(1843) gained a prize of about ,300. He was chosen
an Academician in 1845, and keeper of the Academy in
1851. Died July 22, 1879.

Landseer, (Sir EDWIN,) the most celebrated modern
painter of animals, was born in London in 1802. He
learned to draw after nature in his childhood, under the
direction of his hither, began to exhibit in 1817, and at
the ag^ of eighteen painted his admirable "Dogs of Saint
Goihard." Between 1821 and 1830 he produced "The
Pro-;ling Lion," "The Return from Deer-Stalking,"
(1827,) and " Hunting of Chevy Chase." He was elected
Royal Academician in 1830, after which he exhibited " Sir
Walter Scott and his Dogs," (1833,) "Bolton Abbey in the
Olden Time," "The Old Shepherd's Chief Mourner,"
(1837.) highly praised by Ruskin " as one of the most per-
fect poems or pictures (I use the words as synonymous)
which modem times have seen." His humorous picture
of "Laying I luwn the Law" appeared in 1840. His
marvellous technical skill is subordinated to the expres-
sion of sentiment or pathos in a " Pastoral Scene," (1845,)
" Peace" and " War," (1846,) and other works. Among
his master-pieces are a portrait of a Newfoundland dog,
styled "A Member of the Humane Society," (1838,) "A
Scene from the ' Midsummer Night's Dream,'" (1851,)
and "The Children of the Mist," (1853.) Many of his
works have been engiaved. Died October I, 1873.

Landseer, (JoHS,) an English engraver, the father of
the preceding, was born at Lincoln in 1769. Having
acquired reputation by excellent engravings of animals,
after Rubens and other artists, he was chosen associate
engraver of the Royal Academy about 1807. He lec-
tured on art in London, and published several treatises
on art, one of which is entitled " Sabaean Researches,"
(1823.) Died in 1852.

Landseer, (THOMAS,) an English artist and eminent



engraver, the eldest son of John Landseer, and brother
of Charles and Sir Edwin, was born in 1795. Among
his most admired productions are engravings of his
brother Edwin's pictures of animals, and of Rosa Bon-
heur's " Horse-Fair," by the faithful reproduction of
which he unquestionably did much to confirm the
fame of these distinguished artists. Died January IO,
1880.

Landstad, land'stad, (MAGNUS BROSTRUP,) a Nor-
wegian clergyman, born in a hamlet on the isle of Maasoe,
near the North Cape, in 1802. He published a vast col-
lection of peasant-songs of the North, and prepared also
a great collection of hymns and psalms, published at the
expense of the government. His own verses are often
tame and poor, but some have merit. Died in 1881.

Lan'dulph, [Fr. LANDULPHE, loN'diilf,] a mediaeval
historian and priest, born at Milan about 1080, was a
pupil of Anselm of Laon. He wrote, in Latin, a " Hi*
tory of Milan from 1095 to 1137."

Lane, (EDWARD WILLIAM,) an English Orientalist,
born at Hereford in 1801. He resided several years in
Egypt, and published an interesting and valuable work
"On the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyp-
tians," (1836,) and a very complete "Arabic-and-Eng-
lish Lexicon," (in two Parts, 1863-65.) Died in 1876.

Lane, (JAMES H.,) an American general, born at Law-
renceburg, Indiana, in 1814. He was elected to Congress
in 1852, and removed in 1855 to Kansas, where he be-
came a leader of the Free State party. He was elected
major-general by the legislature of Kansas in 1857, and
a Senator of the United States in 1861. He commanded
a brigade in the first year of the civil war, but retained
his seat in the Senate. Died by suicide in July, 1866.

Lane, (JOSEPH,) an American general and politician,
born in North Carolina in 1801. He distinguished him-
self in the principal engagements of the Mexican war of
1846-47, and rose to the rank of major-general. He
became Governor of Oregon Territory in 1848, and was
elected United States Senator from the State of Oregon
in 1859. In 1860 he was the Democratic candidate for
Vice- President, John C. Breckinridge being the nomi-
nee for President. Died at Roseburg, Oregon, April 9,
1881.

Lane-Poole, (STANLEY,") an English author, born
at London in 1854. He was educated at Oxford, be-
came a student of numismatics, and compiled a num-
ber of catalogues of the coins in the British Museum,
also completed the great Arabic Lexicon of his
grand-uncle, E. \V. Lnne. His works in all numbered
abnut sixty, many of them devoted to Mohammedan
history and description in Arabia, Egypt, India, and
Spain.

Laii'frano, | Lat. LANFRAN'CUS; It. LANFRANCO, lin-
fRan'ko,] a distinguished prelate, Archbishop of Canter-
bury, was born at Pavia about 1005. Having embraced
the monastic life, he became celebrated for piety and
learning. He was a counsellor of William of Normandy
before his conquest of England, and in 1070 was chosen
Archbishop of Canterbury. " His zeal in promoting the
interests of the papacy," says Hume, "was indefati-
gable." He enjoyed in a high degree the confidence
of the king, who consulted him in affairs of state. He
crowned William Rufus in 1087, and died in 1089, leaving
several works on theology.

See W. F. HOOK, "Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury,"
vol. ii. chap ii. ; A. CHARMA, " Lanfranc, Notice bio^raphique, bt-
teVaire," etc., 1849 ; " Nouvelle Biographic Gtinerale."

Lanfranco. See LANFRANC.

Lanfranco, lan-fRan'ko, or Lanfranc, lan-fRlr>k',
|Lat. LANFRAN'CUS,] an Italian surgeon, born at Milan
about 1250. He removed in 1295 to Paris, where he
practised and lectured with a high reputation. He
wrote a treatise on surgery, entitled " Chirurgia magna
et parva," (1490.)

Lanfranco or Lanfranc, (GIOVANNI,) an eminent
Italian painter, born at Parma in 1581. He received
lessons from the three Caracci, whom, in design and
expression, he imitated. He worked in Rome for the
Dukes Fainese and the Borghese family, and afterwards
in Naples. His painting on the cupola of San Andrea



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delta Valle, Rome, was much admired. His works in oil
and fresco are very numerous. Died at Rome in 1647.

See VASARI, "Lives of the Painters ;" LANZI, " History of Paint-
ing in Italy."

Lanfrancus. See LANFRANC and LANFRANCO.

Lanfrey. loN'fRj'i (PIERRE,) a French historian, born
at Chambery, Savoy, October 26, 1828. He was educated
at Paris, and became a lawyer and man of letters. His
" L'Eglise et les Philosophes au XVIlIieme Siecle"
(1855) was a brilliant and successful attack on the
church. His principal work was the " Histoire de Na-
poleon I," (6 vols., 1867-76,) in which he "destroyed for-
ever the Napoleonic legend." He was chosen to the
Constituent Assembly in 1871, and was minister to
Switzerland from 1871 to 1874. In 1876 he was made
a life senator. Died at Pau, November 16, 1877. He
was a moderate republican in theory, but in practical
politics found himself almost continually in opposition
to every party.

Lang. (ANDREW,) a British author, born in Scot-
land in 1844. He graduated at Oxford, and became
a Fellow of Merton College. With S. H. Butcher, he
prepared a spirited prose translation of the Odyssey.
He translated some other Greek texts, and became a
voluminous author in prose and poetry. Some of his
numerous works are " Ballads in Blue China," (1880,)
"Ballads and Verses Vaine," (1884,) "Letters to
Dead Authors," (1886,) "Myth, Ritual, and Re-
ligion," (1887,) " Homer and the Epic," (1893,)
" My Own Fairy Book," (1895,) and " The Making
of Religion," (1898.)

Lang, ling, (HEINRICH,) a German divine, born at
Frommern, November 14, 1826. He was educated at
Tubingen, and published much in the interest of what is
called liberal religion. He was for years a pastor in
Zurich. Among his works are " An Attempt at a Chris-
tian Dogmatic," (1857,) "The Life of Jesus and the
Church of the Future," etc. Died December 30, 1876.

Lang, (JOHANN MICHAEL.) See LANGE.

Lang, ling, (KARL NIKOLAUS,) a Swiss physician,
born at Lucerne in 1670. He practised medicine with
success in his native place, cultivated natural history,
and acquired fame by his work on the figured stones of
Switzerland, " Idea Historian naturalis Lapidum figurato-
rum Helvetia?," (1705.) Died in 1741.

Lang, (Louis,) born in Wiirtemberg, Germany, in
1814, studied painting in Paris, and subsequently at
Rome. In 1845 he settled in New York City, where
he executed numerous works. Died May 6, 1893.

Lang, von, fon ling, (KARL HEINRICH,) a German
historical writer, born in Suabia in 1764, was appointed
in 181 1 director of the archives of the kingdom at Munich,
lie published a " History of the Jesuits "in Bavaria," and
other works relative to that country. Died in 1835.

See KARL HHINKICH LANG, " Memoiren," 1842.

Langallerie, de, deh IdN'gtl're', (PHILIPPE DE GEN-
TILS,) MARQUIS, a French military adventurer, born at
Lamotte-Charente in 1656. He gained the rank of gene-
ral in the French army, and afterwards fought under
Prince Eugene against the French. He died in 1717,
leaving two volumes of Memoirs, (1709,) which have
been translated into English.

Langara, de, da lan-ga'ri, (Don JUAN,) a Spanish
admiral, born about 1730. He was defeated near Cape
Saint Vincent in 1780 by an English fleet under Rodney,
but was in the same year made lieutenant-general of the
navy. He commanded the Spanish fleet which took
Toulon in 1793. Died in 1800.

Langbaine, llng'ban, (GERARD,) D.D., an English
scholar, born in Westmoreland about 1608. He became
a Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford, and in 1644 keeper
of the archives of the university. He edited Longinus,
and left several useful catalogues, which remain in manu-
script. Died in 1658.

Langbaine, (GERARD,) the son of the preceding, was
born at Oxford in 1656. Having collected many old
plays, (nine hundred and eighty,) he published a cata-
logue of the same, called " Momus Triumphans," which
was improved and reprinted in 1691, with the title of
" Account of the English Dramatic Poets." This work



is prized for the information it affords, but has little
critical merit. Died in 1692.

Langbein, lang'bln, (AUGUST FRIEDRICH ERNST,) a
German poet and writer of fiction, born at Radeburg,
near Dresden, in 1757. He became a resident of Berlin
in 1800. He published a number of romances, sungs,
and humorous poems, which had a transient popularity.
Among his prose works are "Talismans against Ennui,"
"The'Wings of Time," and "Ganymeda," (1823.) He
had an agreeable style, but little imagination. Died in

'835-

See BROCKHAUS, " Conversations- Lexikon."

Lang'bridge, (FREDERICK,) an English poet, born at
Birmingham, March 17, 1849. He took orders in the
English Church in 1877, and in 1880 graduated at Saint
Alban Hall, Oxford, having in 1879 been appointed to
the incumbency of Glen Alia, in the North of Ireland.
He has published several volumes of poetry, besides
many songs and tales and some burlesque comedies.

Langdale, LORD. See BICKF.RSTETH, (HENRY.)

Lang'dale, (Sir MARMADUKE,) an English general,
born in Yorkshire. He fought for the king in the civil
war, and commanded with success at the siege of Ponte-
fract Castle. He commanded the left wing at Naseby
in 1645, and was defeated by Cromwell at Preston in
1648. On the restoration he returned to England in
1660, after many years of exile, and was chosen lord
lieutenant of Yorkshire. Died in 1661.

Langdon, (SAMUEL,) D.D., an American divine
and theological writer, bom at Boston about 1723,
| became president of Harvard College in 1774, and
resigned in 1780. Died in 1797.

Lange, (HELENE,) born at Oldenburg, Germany,
in 1848, became a prominent advocate of the higher
education of women and the rights of women in gen-
eral. Through her efforts an institution was opened
at Berlin in 1889 for the teaching of important branches
of science to women.

Lange, lang'eh, (JOACHIM,) a German linguist and
writer, born at Gardelegen in 1670. He became pro-
fessor of theology at Halle in 1709, and published, be-
i sides some theological works, a Latin Grammar and a
I Greek Grammar, which were successful. Died in 1744.

Lange, [Lat. LAN'GIUS,] (JOHANN,) a learned German
physician, born at Lemberg, in Silesia, in 1485. He
was first physician to several Electors-Palatine. He
wrote professional works which are commended. Died
in 1565.

Lange or Lang, ling, (JOHANN MICHAEL,) a German
Protestant divine, eminent as an Orientalist, born at
Ezelwangen in 1664. He lived as inspector at Prentzlau
from 1710 until his death, in 1731. He published a
treatise "On Mohammedan Fables," (1697,) and several
critical essays.

Lange, Idng'eh, (JoHANN PETER,) a German divine,
born of poor parents at Sonnborn, April 10, 1802. He
was educated at Dusseldorf and Bonn. He became pro-
fessor of church history and dogma at Zurich in 1841,
and professor of theology at Bonn in 1854. Among his
more important works are "Life of Jesus," (1844-47,)
"Christian Dogmatic," (1849-52,) "The History of the
Church," (1853-54,) and the great "Bibelwerk," or
"Commentary," of which there is an American transla-
tion, (1865 et seq.,) edited by Dr. P. Schaff, with the aid
of other scholars. Lange also wrote many evangelical
hymns and poems. Died in 1884.

Lange, (JOSEPH,) a German philologist, bom at Xai-
sersberg. He published editions of Martial, Juvenal, and
Persius, also " Florilegium," (1598.) Died about
1630.

Lange, lang'eh, (JULIUS HENRIK,) a Danish art-critic
and historian, born at Voringborg, June 19, 1839. He
was educated at Copenhagen. He published a treatise
on Michael Angelo, "The Origin of the Ionic Capital,"
(1878,) "The Gods and Men of Homer," (iSSi,) and
other works. Died August 20. 1896.

Lange, lang'eh, (LAUS,) a Danish or Swedish traveller,
born at Stockholm. Having entered the Russian service
as an officer of engineers, he was sent as minister to
Pekin in 1719, and aeain in 1726. Several narratives of



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these journeys were published. The Journal of Lange
contains some interesting notices of the nomadic tribes
of Siberia.

Lange, (LunwiG,) a German antiquary, born at Han-
over, March 4, 1825. He held professorships of archae-
ology in Prague, Giessen, and Leipsic. His capital work
is an extensive and important " Hand-Book of Roman
Antiquities." He wrote also valued memoirs upon
various points of Greek archaeology, epigraphy, and
grammar. Died in 1885.

Lange, [Lat. LAN'GIUS,] (RUDOLPH,) of Miinster, a
German writer, born about 1438. He published some
Latin poems. Died in 1519.

Lange, de, deh lang'eh, written also Langhe, [Lat.
LAN'GIUS,| (CHARLES,) an eminent Flemish philologist
and critic, born at Ghent or Brussels. He edited Cicero's
treatises " De Officiis," " De Amicitia," and " De Senec-
rute." Lipsius pronounced him the most learned Fleming
of his time. Died at Liege in 1573.

See FHLIX VAN HULST, "C. de Langhe (Carolus Langius) et L"evin
Vanderbeke," 1846.

Langeac, de, deh loN'zhtk', (N. DE L'ESPINASSE,)
CHEVALIER, a French poet, born about 1748. He pro-
duced, besides a number of original poems, a version of
Virgil's "Bucolics," (1806.) Died in 1839.

Langebeck, lang'eh-bJk', (JACOB,) a learned Danish
writer, born in Jutland in 1710. He was employed by
the king to collect manuscripts, inscriptions, etc. He
became keeper of the national archives, and councillor
of state. His principal work is a great collection of
Danish writers, under the title of "Danish Historians
of the Middle Ages," ("Scriptores Rerum Danicarum
medii /Evi," 1772.) Died in 1774.

See " Nouvelle Biographic Ge^raJe."

Langelande. See LONGLAND.

Langenbeck, lang'en-beV, (KONRAD JOHANN MAR-
TIN,) a German surgeon and anatomist, born in the king
dom of Hanover in 1776, wrote a " Manual of Anatomy,'*
(1806,) "Icones Anatomies," (8 vols., 1826-39,) and
other valuable works. Died in 1851.

SeeSAWT-MAUBicHCABAWY,"C. J. M. Langenbeck, " etc., 1851

Langenbeck, (MAXIMILIAN ADOLF,) a physician, a
son of the preceding, was born at Gottingen, January n,
1818. He held professorships in Gottingen and Berlin,
and in 1864 became surgeon-in-chief of the Prussian
army. lie wrote on ophthalmology, surgery, and medical
police. Died in 1887.

Langendyk, lanc'en-dik', (PiETF.R,) a Dutch poet,
born at Haarlem in 1683. He excelled in humorous
composition, and was the author of several epigrams
and comedies, among which is " Don Quixote at the
Wedding of Camacho." Died in 1756.

Langenn, von, fon lang-eV, (FRIEDRICH ALBRECHT.)
a German jurist, born at Merseburnin 1798, was appointed
in 1835 tutor to Prince Albert. Died Dec. 30, 1868.

Langenstein, lang'en-stm', (HEINRICH,) a German
astronomer and theologian, born in Hesse, was called
HENRICUS DE HASSIA. Died at Vienna in 1397.

Langer, lang'er, (JoHANN PETER,) a German painter
born in 1756, became successively director of the Acad-
emy of Arts at Dusseldorf and at Munich, where he
obtained great reputation and success as a teacher. His
best picture represents "Christ Blessing Children."
Died in 1824. His son ROBERT, born at Dusseldorf in
1783, was distinguished as a fresco-painter and designer.
Died in 1846.

Langeron, de, deh loNzh'r6N', (ANDRAULT,) COUNT,
a general, born in Paris in 1763. He emigrated in 1789,
entered the Russian service, and became a lieutenant-
general in 1799. He commanded a Russian division at
Austerlitz, in 1805, and gained some advantages over the
French in the campaign of 1813. Died in 1831.

Langetti, lln-jet'tee, (GIOVANNI BATTISTA,) an Ital-
ian painter, born at Genoa in 1635 ; died in 1676.

Langevin, 16Nzh'va.\', (Sir HECTOR Louis,) a Cana-
dian statesman, born in Quebec, August 25, 1826. He
became a barrister in 1850, Queen's counsel in 1864,
solicitor-general for Lower Canada in 1864, postmaster-
general in 1866, secretary of state for Canada in 1867,
minister of public works in 1869, postmaster-general in



1878, and again minister of public works in 1879. He
was knighted in 1881.

Lang'ford, (JOHN ALFRED,) an English author, born
at Birmingham, September 12, 1823. A teacher by
profession, he published numerous volumes of prose
and verse.

Langham, lang'am, de, ( SIMON,) an English car-
dinal, born in Rutlandshire. He was appointed by the
king chancellor in 1364, became Archbishop of Can-
terbury in 1366, and a cardinal in 1368. He was hostile
to Wycliffe, whom he removed from the mastership of
a college at Oxford. The temporalities of his see were
seized by Edward III. about 1368. Died in 1376.

Sec W. F. HOOK, " Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury,"
vol. iv. chap. riii.

Langhans, lang'hlns, (KARL GOTTHARD,) an eminent
German architect, born at Landshut in 1733. He was
appointed director of the public buildings of Berlin, and
adorned that city with several fine structures, among
which are the Brandenburg Gate and a theatre. He
was the author of some treatises on architecture. Died
in 1808.

Langhe, de, (CHARLES.) See LANGE.

Lang'horne, (Rev. DANIEL,) an English antiquary,
born in London. He published " Chronicle of the
Kings of England," ("Chronicon Regum Anglorum,"
1679.) Died in 1681.

Langhorue, (JoHN,) an English poet and translator,
born in Westmoreland in 1735. Having taken holy
orders, he obtained a curacy in London in 1764. He
wrote a number of successful sentimental works in prose
and verse, among which are " Letters of Theodosius and
Constantia," and " The Fatal Prophecy," a drama. About
1768 he obtained the living of Blagden, Somersetshire.
His reputation rests chiefly on his translation of Plu-
tarch's "Lives," (1770,) which is correct and literal.
He was assisted in this by his brother William. He
vindicated the Scotch against the satire of Churchill in
a poem called "Genius and Valour." His versification
is easy and harmonious. Died in 1779.

See JOHNSON and CHALMERS, "Lives of the English Poetf.'

Langhorne, (WILLIAM,) a brother of the preceding,
was born in 1721, and became rector of Folkstone. He
assisted his brother in the translation of Plutarch, and
published "Job, a Poem," and a paraphrase in verse of
a part of Isaiah. Died in 1772.

Langinilan-jee'nee, (ANTONIO.) called also Antonio
da Carrara, because he was born at Carrara, an Italian
sculptor, lived about 1530.

Langiua. See LANCE.

Langlade, de, deh loN'glJd', (JACQUES,) Baron de
Saumieres, a French writer, born in Perigord about
1620. He was secretary to Cardinal Mazarin. DieH
in 1680.

Langland. See LONGLAND.

Langle, lo.s'gla', ( I IGNORE FRANCOIS MARIE,) an able
writer on music, born at Monaco in 1741. He published
a "Treatise on Harmony and Modulation," (1797,) and
composed several operas. Died in 1807.

Langle, de, deh lo.vgl, JEAN MAXIMILIEN,) a French
Protestant minister and writer, born at Evreux in 1590;


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