LégEr, jEan

Léger, Jean a French Protestant minister, was born in Savoy in 1615. He was pastor of a Church of the Waldenses, but fortunately escaped from the massacre of 1655. He afterwards went to France, and colicited the intervention of the court for his countrymen. In 1663 he went to Holland, and became pastor of a Walloon Church in Leyden. He died in 1670. Léger wrote a History of the Churches of the Valleys of Piedmont (1669). SEE WALDENSES.

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