Deegallards (Lat Gallasius), Nicolas

DeEgallards (Lat. Gallasius), Nicolas a Swiss Protestant theologian, was born in 1520. He became a citizen of Geneva in 1551, and pastor of a church in the neighborhood in 1553. He was sent to Paris in 1557, and founded a French church in London in 1560. He attended at the colloquy of Poissy with his friend Theodore de Beza, and presided at the synod of Paris, in 1565. In 1571 he was chosen by the queen of Navarre as her preacher. Calvin esteemed him very highly, and engaged him as secretary. Ancillon says that he worked with Beza on the history of the Reformed churches of France. DeEgallards died about the year 1580, leaving, Pro Gul. Favello et Collegiis Ejus, etc. (Geneva, 1545): — Traite de la Cene (ibid. eod.): — Traite contre les Anabaptistes et les Libertins (ibid. 1549): — La Forme de Police Ecclesiastique Institute a Londres en l'Eglise Francaise (1561): — De la Divine Essence de Jesus Christ, contre les Nouveaux Ariens (Lyons, 1566). DeEgallards also translated a great many of Calvin's works into French. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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