Deguerry, Gaspard

Deguerry, Gaspard a French priest, was born at Lyons in 1797. Having completed his studies in the college of Villefranche, he was in 1820 ordained priest. In 1824 he preached at Lyons, in 1825 and 1826 at Paris, and in the year following Charles X appointed him chaplain of the sixth regiment of the royal guards. After the revolution in 1830 Deguerry resumed preaching again. On his return from Rome, in 1840, he was made canon of Notre Dame, then archpriest, and finally curate of St. Eustatius in 1845 and of St. Magdalene in 1849. He refused the bishopric of Marseilles, offered to him by Napoleon III, but accepted a call as religious instructor of the prince In 1868. Being taken prisoner by the communists, March 18, 1871, he was shot at La Roquette. He wrote, Eloges de Jeanne d'Arc (1828, 1856): — Histoire de l'Ancien et du Nouveau Testament (1846): — Vie des Saints (1845): — and Sermons on the Lord's Prayer, preached at the Tuileries in 1866. See Lichtenberger, Encyclop. des Sciences Religienses, s.v. (B.P.)

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