Choiseul, Gilbert De

Choiseul, Gilbert de a French prelate, was born about 1613, and was made doctor of the Sorbonne about 1640. In 1664 he became bishop of Comminges, and administered the see with great enterprise, charity, and purity. He was transferred in 1670 to the see of Tournay, and died at Paris, December 31, 1689. He took a deep interest in the Jansenistic controversy and other reforms, and left a number of sermons, letters, etc., for which see Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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