Vallemont, Pierre Le Lorraine, Abbé dE
Vallemont, Pierre Le Lorraine, Abbé De a French writer, was Born at Pont-Audemer, Sept. 10,1649, of a Norman family. He entered the religious order; was made doctor of theology; lived successively at Rouen, where his peculiar views encountered opposition; at Paris, where he superintended the education of a young nobleman; at Versailles, as prior of St. James de Bressuire; and finally returned to his native place, where he died, Dec. 30, 1721. It is not known for what reason he took the surname of Vallemont. His writings, which are of a philosophico-religious character, are enumerated in Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.