Bouche, Honore, a French historian, who was born at Aix in 1598, and died there in 1671, is chiefly known as the author of Chorographie ou 'Description de la Provence, et Histoire Chronologique du meme Pays (Aix; 1664; 2 vols. fol.); and Vindicice Fidei et Pietfais Provincie, etc. (ibid. eod. 8vo): being a defence of the Provencal tradition concerning the descent of St. Madelaine in that country, against Launoi, who replied to his defence, and drew from him a new edition of the work in French, augmented and corrected. See Biog. Universelle, 5, 266; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Landon, Eccles. Dict. s.v.