Fleury, Andre Hercule De
Fleury, Andre Hercule De a French statesman and prelate, was born at Lodeve, June 22, 1653; studied early at the College of Clermont, in Paris, and afterwards at that of Harcourt; entered into political life, was made bishop of Frejlus about 1707, but left that position in 1715 for the abbe of Tournus, and afterwards for that of St. Stephen, in Caen; in 1726 was made cardinal, and died at Paris, January 29, 1743. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.