Poirey, François a French Jesuit, was born in 1584 at Vesoul. He entered the Society of Jesus at the age of seventeen years; was a successful teacher of humanities, rhetorics, philosophy, and Holy Writ, and was appointed superior of a house of his order at Nancy; rector of the college of Lyons, and of that of Dole. He left, Ignis Holocausti (Pont-a-Mousson, 1629, 16mo):La Manieae de se disposer a bien mourir (Douai, 1638, 16mo): — Le bon Pasteur (Pont-a-Mousson. 1630,12mo: — Le Science des Saints (Par. 1638, 4to), etc. He died at Dole Nov. 25, 1637. — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.