Rivet (De La Grange), Antoine
Rivet (De La Grange), Antoine, a learned French Benedictine, was born at Confolens in 1683. He opposed the bull Unigenitus uttered by Clement XI, for which he was punished by confinement in the monastery at Mans. His death occurred in 1749. He projected a great work entitled The Literary History of France, of which he composed nine volumes (1733-50), and which was continued by Clemencet and others.