Billard Pierre a French priest of the Oratory, was born at Ernee in Maine (department of Mayenne), Feb. 13, 1653, and died in May, 1726, at Charento. He accompanied M. Picquet, who was nominated bishop over the missions in Persia and Syria. He wrote La Bete a Sept Tetes (1693), against the Jesuits, for which he was imprisoned until 1699, and afterwards Le Chretien Philosophe (Lyon, 1701, 12mo). See Biog. Universelle, 4, 492.