Begault, Giles, a French preacher, was born in 1660. He was canon and archdeacon of his native city. His contemporaries compare him to Flechier for eloquence. He died at Nismes about 1715. He wrote, Panegyriques et Sermons sur les Mysteres, avec des Discours Academiques, des Compliments et des Lettres (Paris, part i, ii, 1711; part 3, 1717; part 4 v, 1727). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.