Faure, Francois a French prelate, born Nov. 8, 1612; died May 11, 1687. He entered the Franciscan order at the age of seventeen, and rose to the highest positions therein; was appointed sub-preceptor of Louis XIV, and finally bishop of Amiens. We have from him a condemnation of the Lettres Provinciales; an Ordonnance contre le Nouveau Testament de Mons (1673); a Panegyrique de Louis XIV(Paris, 1680, 4to); an Oraison funebre de la reine Anne d'Autriche (died 1666); and an Oraison funebre de Henriette-Marie de France, reine de la Grande-Bretagne (Paris, 1670, 4to). -. Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale.