Houssay, Brother Jean Du

Houssay, Brother Jean Du A distinguished member of an order of hermits who lived on Mount Valerian, near Paris, was born at Chaillot in 1539. These pious men formed a community of their own, distinct from the outer world, and took the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Houssay died Aug. 3, 1609. — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, 25, 271 SEE VALERIAN MONKS. (J. H. W.)

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