Brault, Charles a French prelate, was born at Poitiers, August 14, 1752. Shortly before the revolution he was professor of theology at the university of Poitiers. Having emigrated, he returned; in 1802; at the period of the Conicordat, and was made bishop of Baveux. At the council of 1811 he was of the number of bishops who were in favor of the four articles regarded as the foundation of the liberties of the Gallican Church. In 1823 he was made archbishop of Albi. In the empire he was appointed baron and knight of the Legion of Honor, and was created peer of France by the restoration in 1827. He died February 25, 1833. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.