Blachure Louis De La
Blachure Louis De La a French Protestant theologian, lived in the latter half of the 16th century. He was pastor of the Reformed Church of Niort, whence he retired to Rochelle, on account of the troubles in 1585. On his return to Niort he was placed in charge of the instruction of young Andrew Rivet, who afterwards became very celebrated. In 1595 he sustained, by writing, a religious controversy against a Jesuit of Loudun, named J. C. Boulenger. Louis de la Blachure had charge also of the Protestant Church of Niort, in 1603. He wrote, Lettres Envoyees a l'Eglise de Niort et de Saint Gelais, etc. (1585): — Dispute Faite par Escrit, etc. (Niort, 1595).
His son, JEAN DE LA BLACHURE, a Protestant theologian, pastor at Monyoi, near Niort, died in 1601, and left a work entitled Vie de Jesus-Christ. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.