Ansart, Andre Joseph
Ansart, Andre Joseph a French historian and ecclesiastical writer, was born in Artois in 1723, became a Benedictine, and attached himself to the Order of Malta. He was an advocate of Parliament and doctor of laws of the faculty of Paris. He was also made, prior of Villeconin, and a member of the academies of Arras and the Arcadia of Rome. He died in 1790. The works of Ansart are, Exposition sur le Cantique des Cantiques de Salomon (1770, 12mo): — Histoire de St. Maur, Abbe de Glanfeuil (1772,12mo): — Esprit de St. Vincent de Paul (1780, 12mo): — Histoire de St. Fiacre (1784).