Bernard, Jean a French Dominican preacher, was born in 1553 at Linicourt, near Bapaume, and died in 1620. He was the author of several ascetic treatises. The lovers of books value a work which he culled from various authors, entitled, Le Fouet Divindes Jureurs, Parjureurs et Blasphemateurs du Tres-saint Nom de Dieu, etc. (Douai, 1608). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.