Legrand, Louis a French theologian, was born in Burgundy in 1711, became professor in the seminary of Saint-Sulpice, Paris, and died in 1780. He published, besides other works, a Treatise on the Incarnation of the Word (1751). He composed the censures which the faculty of theology published against Rousseau's Emile (1762) and Buffon's Epoques de la Nature (Diedin, 1780). — Thomas, Biog. Dict. s.v.