Coucy, Jean Charles, Comte De
Coucy, Jean Charles, comte de a French theologian and prelate, was born at the castle of Escordal (Rethelois), September 23, 1745. He was successively vicargeneral of Rheims, canon of that city (1773), almoner of the queen (1776), abbot of Iny (1777), and bishop of La Rochelle (January 3, 1790). Under the Revolution he retired to Spain, but on the return of the' Bourbons he was made archbishop of Rheims (1817), where he died, March 10, 1824. He wrote a Protestation Addressee a Pie VII (1802). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.