Espinay, Charles D
Espinay, Charles d'
a French bishop, born of an ancient family of Brittany about 1530, became commendatory abbot of Tronchet, of St. Gildas du Bois, and prior of Gahard and of Becherel, was appointed in 1558 bishop of Dol, but before being consecrated assisted at the Council of Trent. He was active in the ecclesiastical troubles of his time, and died in September 1591. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.