Baudry (DíaSson), aNtoine
Baudry (Díasson), Antoine a French Jansenist theologian, was a native of Poitou. At the age of thirty he left his native country, where he possessed a rich priory, and in 1647 entered at Port Royal des Champs, near Paris. On the suppression of Port Royal in 1662, he established himself in a house on the Faubourg St. Anthony, where he died, in 1668. He wrote Placet pour les Abbesses, Prieures et Religieuses de Port Royal, contre M. Archeveque de Paris (Paris, 1664). He published, in collaboration with Pont.Chateau of St. Martha, Anthony Arnauld, and Varet, Morale Pratique des Jesuites (Bologna, 1669 sq.). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.