Graverol, Jean

Graverol, Jean a French Protestant theologian, was born at Nismes, July 28, 1647 (September 11, 1636, according to Graverol de Floghrevar). After studying theology at Geneva, he was appointed minister of Pradel (Vivarais) in 1671. In 1672 he removed to Lyons. After the revocation of the edict of Nantes he went to Holland, remained a while in Amsterdam, and finally went to take charge of a French congregation in London. He died there in 1730, according to Menard, in 1718, according to Watt. He wrote De Religionum Conciliatoribus (Lausanne, 1674, 12mo, under the pseudonyme of J. Rolegravius): — L'Eglise protestante justifice par l'Eglise romaine sur queleues points de controverse (Geneva, 1682, 12mo, Anon.): — Projet de reunion entre les protestants de la Grande-Bretagne (Lond. 1689, 8vo): — Moses vindicatus adv. Th. Burnetii archaeologias philosophicas (Atnst. 1694, 12mo): — Des Points fondamentaux de la Religion chretienne (Amst: 1697, 8vo). See Moreri, Dict. hist.; Bayle, OEuvres diverses, 4:605 and 610; Michel Nicholas, Hist. litter. de Nimes, volume 2; Haag, La France Protestante; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 21:746.

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