Duplessis-Mornay

(1549-1623)
   Protestant leader
   Born in Bugy, Philippe de Mornay, lord of Plessis-Marly, or Duplessis Mornay as he is known, was a supporter of Henri de Navarre (henry iv), to whom he became principal adviser and ambassador (1576). After that monarch's abjuration (1593), he retired to saumur, where he founded the first Protestant academy (1599). Author of Traité de l'eucharistie, which opened a debate with jacques du perron (Fontainebleau, 1600), he also left his Mémoires (4 volumes, posthumous.)

France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.

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  • Duplessis-Mornay — [dü ple sē′mō̂r nā′] see MORNAY Philippe de …   English World dictionary

  • Duplessis-Mornay — Philippe Duplessis Mornay Pour les articles homonymes, voir Duplessis. Philippe Duplessis Mornay, en réalité Philippe de Mornay, Seigneur du Plessis–Marly, également appelé Philippe Mornay Du Plessis (né le 5 novembre 1549 à Buhy, dans… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Duplessis-Mornay — biographical name see Philippe de Mornay …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Duplessis-Mornay — Fr. /dyuu ple see mawrdd nay /, n. Philippe /fee leep /. See Mornay, Philippe de. * * * …   Universalium

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