Du Puis, Matthias
Du Puis, Matthias a French missionary, was born in Picardy; took the habit of a Dominican at Paris, March 23, 1641, and was sent in 1644 into the mission fields of America. He remained at Guadaloupe until 1650, when he returned to France, and lived successively at Caen, Langres, and Orleans, at which last place he died, about 1655, leaving a work on his mission (Caen, 1652). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.