Benoit, Jean (2)
Benoit, Jean (2), a French historian and preacher of the Dominican order, was born at Carcassonne in 1632. Not unacquainted with French and Latin literature, he devoted himself particularly to an evangelical career, and preached with success in the principal cities of Midi. He died May 8, 1705, leaving, Probleme de la Victoire et de la Paix, a poem (Paris, 1687): — Histoire des Albigeois' et de Vaudois (ibid. 1691): — Suite de Histoire 'des Albigeois (Toulouse, 1693). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.