Albi, Henri

Albi, Henri, a French Jesuit, was born at Bollene, in Comtat-Venaissin, in 1590. At the age of sixteen he entered the Order of Jesuits; and, after studying languages for seven years, he studied divinity, which he afterwards taught, together with philosophy, for twelve years. He was afterwards successively rector of the colleges of Avignon, Arles, Grenoble, and Lyons. He died at Arles,'Oct. 6, 1659. He wrote, Vie de St. Gabin, Martyr (Lyons, 1624, 12mo): — Vie de St. Pierre de Luxembourg (ibid. 1626, 12mo): — Vie de la Mere Jeanne de Jesus [Foundress of the Augustine Nuns] (Paris, 1640, 12mo): — Vie de Seur Catharine de Vanini (Lyons, 1665, 12mo): — Eloyes Historiques des Cardinaux Francais et Etrangers mis en Paralleles (Paris, 1644): Anti-Theophile Paroissial (Lyons, 1649, 12mo).: — L'Histoire des Cardinaux Illustres qui ont ete employes dans les Affaires d'Etat (1653): — and others. See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Landon, Eccles. Dict. s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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