Grammont, Antoine Pierre De (2)

Grammont, Antoine Pierre de (2)

a French prelate, nephew of Francois Joseph, was born in 1685. After finishing his studies at the College of Louis-le-Grand, in Paris, he became a soldier at eighteen years of age; was wounded before Spire, and taken prisoner. Being exchanged, he received command of a regiment of dragoons, which bore his name. When peace was restored, Grammont returned to his province, where his uncle supplied- him with a canonicate of the chapter of Besancon. He was nominated archbishop of that city by Louis XV, in 1735, and died September 7, 1754. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Genelrale, s.v.

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