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Jacques Bossuet

Religion (25-Sep-1627 — 12-Apr-1704)


H. L. Sidney Lear. Bossuet and his Contemporaries. London: Rivingtons. 1877. 601pp.

E. E. Reynolds. Bossuet: A Biography of the Great Religious Leader and Statesman of Seventeenth-Century France. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1963. 285pp.

Ernest Edwin Reynolds. Bossuet. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1963.

J. J. E. Roy. Histoire de Bossuet, Eveque de Meaux. Tours, France: A.D. Mame et Cie. 1838. 308pp.

Ella Katharine Sanders. Jacques Bénigne Bossuet: A Study. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1921. 408pp.

W. J. Sparrow Simpson. A Study of Bossuet. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1937. 226pp.


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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.183)

  6. European Authors 1000-1900 (p.115)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.125)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.64)

  9. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.33)

  10. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.76)

  11. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.37)

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