Chauamont, Paul Philippe De
Chauamont, Paul Philippe De, a French theologian, after receiving holy orders, devoted himself for several years to preaching, and then succeeded his father as librarian of the cabinet, and was- admitted as a member of the Academie Frangaise in 1654. He was appointed to the bishopric of Apt in 1671, but gave in his resignation in 1684, and came back to Paris, where. he devoted himself more than ever to study, and died March 24, 1697, leaving, Reflexions sur le Christianisme Enseigne dans 'Eglise Cathholique (Paris, 1693, 2 vols. 12mo). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.