Dantine, Francois a learned Benedictine monk of the congregation of St. Maur, was born at Gourieux, in the diocese of Liege, April 1, 1688. He studied at Douay, taught in various schools of France, and died November 3, 1746. He edited an improved edition of Ducange's Glossary in 1736; assisted Clemencet in the great work L'Art de Verifier les Dates, and wrote a Traduction des Psaumes (Paris, 1739, 1740). See Biog. Universelle, s.v.