Pierre du Chastel

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Pierre du Chastel or Duchâtel (died 1552) was a French humanist, librarian to Francis I of France.[1]

Pierre Duchâtel [Du Chastel, Castellanus, or Pierre Castellan], was chaplain to François I, scholar, bishop of Tulle and Mâcon, Master of the King's Bookshop and director of the Royal College (now Collège de France).[2] He was born in Arc-en-Barrois around 1480, He died of apoplexy in Orléans on February 3, 1552 while preaching.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Franz Bierlaire (2003). "Pierre DU CHASTEL". In Peter G. Bietenholz; Thomas Brian Deutscher (eds.). Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation. Volume 1: A-E. University of Toronto Press. pp. 409–10. ISBN 978-0-8020-8577-1.
  2. ^ .Histoire ecclésiastique de la cour de France, où l'on trouve tout ce qui concerne l'histoire de la Chapelle, & des principaux officiers ecclésiastiques de nos rois [archive], 1777, Imprimerie royale. Paris.
  3. ^ R.P. Charles-Louis Richard et Giraud Bibliothèque sacrée ou Dictionnaire universel, historique, dogmatique, canonique, géographique et chronologique des sciences ecclésiastiques, Paris 1827 tome XXIX, p. 16