Martin (better known as abbot Chaffrey), a Roman Catholic French writer, was born at Abries in 1813. In 1839 he received holy orders, and was appointed professor at the seminary in Embrun. He was honorary canon of different chapters, and died at Paris in 1872. He published, Le Panorama des Predications (1851-55, 3 volumes: 8th ed. 1864): — La Bibliotheque des Predicateurs (1867-68, 4 volumes): — Theologie Morale en Tableaux (1857): — Repertoire de la Doctrine Chretienne (1857; 2d ed. 1859-63, 3 volumes): — Portraits Litteraires des Plus Celebres Predicateurs Contemporains (1858): — Mois de Alarie des Predicateurs (eod. 2 volumes): — Sermons Nouveaux sur les Mysteres de Notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ (1860, 2 volumes): — Vies des Saints a l'Usage des Predicateurs (1861-68, 4 volumes). See Lichtenberger, Encyclop. des Sciences Religieuses, s.v. (B.P.)

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