Archon, Louis a French ecclesiastical writer, was born at Riom, Sept. 4,1645. 'At the age of fifteen years he completed his studies at Paris, and having won the favor of the cardinal of Bouillon, he was appointed chaplain to Louis XIV and priest of Saint-Gilbert-Neuf-Fontaines, in the diocese of Clermont. He died Feb. 25, 1717. He wrote, Histoire Ecclesiastique de la Chappele des Rois de France sous les Trois Races de nos Rois jusquau Regne de Louis XIV (Paris, 1704, 1711). The third volume, which includes the reign of Louis XIV, has not been published. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.