Gordon, James Lesmore

Gordon, James Lesmore a Scotch Jesuit, was born at Aberdeen in 1553. He became a member of the Society of Jesus, and taught theology in the colleges of his order, at Toulouse and Bordeaux. Later in life he was appointed confessor to Louis XIII. He died at Paris, November 17, 1641. We have from him Diatriba de catholica yeritate (Bord. 1623, 12mo): — Biblia Sacra, cum commentariis ad sensum litterae et explicatione locorum omnium quae in sacris litteris. obscuritatem habent (Paris, 1632, fol.): — Theologi morales universa, viii libris. comprehensa.(Paris, 1634, fob.). Dupin highly commends his commentary. — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 21:280.

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