Montfiquet, Raoul De
Montfiquet, Raoul De a noted French writer on asceticism, was born in the village of Montfiquet, near Bayeux, towards the close of the 15th century. He was a doctor of theology, and enjoyed great distinction among his fellows. He died about 1520. His works, which are much sought after by bibliographers on account of their antiquity, are, Tractatus de vera, reali atque mirabili existentia totius Christi (Paris, 1481, fol.): — Le Livre ou Traicte du sainct sacrement de l'autel (Paris, 1500, 4to): — Exposition de l'Oraison Dominicale (Paris, 1485, 4to): — Exposition de l'Ave Maria (Paris, 4to): — Le Guidon et Gouvernment des gens mariez, traitie singulier du sainct sacrement, estat et fruit du mariage (Paris, about 1520, 4to). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.