Tillet, Jean Du

Tillet, Jean du a French prelate, was born in Paris about the beginning of the 16th century; and by the influence of his brother, the earl of Brussiere (himself a learned historiographer), he became prothonotary of the cardinal of Lorraine, who rewarded him with the bishopric of Saint-Brieuc in 1553. The following year he exchanged this see for that of Meaux. He died at Paris, Nov. 19, 1570. He was the author of many works on French Church history, for which see Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.

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