Faucheur, Michel Le
Faucheur, Michel Le a French Protestant divine of great talent as a preacher, was successively minister at Montpellier, Charenton, and Paris. He died in 1657. It is related of him that on one occasion he preached so forcibly against duels that marechal De la Force, who heard him, remarked to some officers in the audience that, should a challenge be sent to him, he would decline it. He wrote, Sermons sur les onze premiers chapitres des Actes des Apotres (Genesis 1664, 4 vols. 12mo):-Traite de l'action de l'orateur, ou de la prononciation et du geste (Par. 1657, 12mo):-Sermon, Rom. 6:23: The wages of sin and the reward of grace (translated in Cobbin's French Preacher):-Traiti sur l'Eucharistie (Genesis 1635), etc.-Darling, Cyclop. Bibliographica, s.v.