Argentre, Charles Du Plessis D
Argentre, Charles Du Plessis D'
bishop of Tulle, was born in the Castle du Plessis, near Vitre, May 16, 1673, and died Oct. 27, 1740. In 1699 he was appointed by Louis XIV to the abbey of St. Croix de Guingamp, — and in 1700 he became a doctor of the Sorbonne. In 1705 he attended the General Assembly of the clergy of France as a deputy of the second order from the province of Tours. In 1707 he was appointed by the bishop of Treguier vicar general; in 1709, almoner of the king; and in 1723, bishop of Tulle. In 1723 he also attended the General Assembly of the clergy of France as a deputy of the first order from the province of Bourges. He wrote numerous theological and philosophical works, among which are L'Analyse de la Foi (against Jurieu, Lyons, 1698, 2 vols. 12mo); Lexicon Philosophicum (Hague, 1706, 4to). — Hoefer, Biographie Generale, 3, 130.