Breyer, Remi a French theologian, was born at Troves, in Champagne, in 1669. He was a doctor of the Sorbonne, and ultimately treasurer in the collegiate establishment of St. Urban, at Troves. He died December 29, 1749, leaving a translation of the Letters of St. Lupus of Troyes, and St. Sidonius of Clermont (Troyes, 1706, 12mo). He also wrote the lives of several saints, and two works in defence of the veneration and cultus paid by the Church of Troyes to St. Prudentius, etc. There is said also to exist in MS. a History of the Councils of the Province of Sens, by the same author. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Landon, Eccles. Dict. s.v.