Contenson, Vincent a French theologian, was born at Altivillare, in the diocese of Condom, about 1640. He took the Dominican habit at Toulouse, February 2, 1657, and taught philosophy at Albi, then theology at Toulouse. He was very learned, and occupied the chair of eloquence. He died at Creil, December 26, 1674, leaving, Theologia Mentis et Cordis (Lyons, 1675, 1681, 1687). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Wetzer u. Welte, Kirchen- Lexikon, s.v.