Rafflenghen, Franz a Dutch theologian of note, was born at Lancy, near Ryssel, in 1539. He was educated at Leyden University, and greatly distinguishedl himself in the Greek and Oriental languages. He was first made professor of the former at Cambridge, and later of the latter languages at his alma mater. He died in 1597. Rafflenghen corrected the Antwerp Polyglot, and wrote, Lexicon Atab. (Leyden, 1599): — Dict. Chald.: — Gramn. Hebr., and other works.