Boyer, Jean Francois
Boyer, Jean Francois a French Theatine, was born in Paris, March 12, 1675. He was the third of eight children, seven of whom took the monastic vows, and all lived to be more than eighty years of age. In 1730 Francois was made bishop of Mirepoix, and five years afterwards he was appointed preceptor to the Dauphin, upon which he resigned his see. He died Aug. 20, 1755. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.