Calignon, Pierre Antoine Dambesreux De
Calignon, Pierre Antoine D'Ambesreux De a French preacher and theologian, was born at Greenwich in 1729. Being of a Protestant family, he fled from France on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, but returned in 1735, and was made royal almoner at Geneva, where he officiated for the French Catholics. During the Revolution he retired to Ponthierry, near Melun, and died Dec. 25,1795. .He is said to have written several works. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.