Bralion, Nicholas De
Bralion, Nicholas De a French theologian and historian, a native of Chars, entered the congregation of the Oratory in 1619, resided fifteen years in Rome, and then returned to Paris, where he died, May 11, 1672. His principal works are, Choix des Vies des Saints, translated from the Italian of Ribadenerra: — A Life of St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra (Paris, 1646): — Pallium Archiepiscopale ... Accedunt et Primum Prodeunt Ritus et Forma Benedictionis Ipsius ex Antiquo MS. Basilicae Vaticanae (ibid. 1648, 8vo): —Ceremoniale Canonicorum, etc. (ibid. 1657, 12mo): — Histoire Chretienne (ibid. 1656). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Landon, Eccles. Dict. s.v.