Vence, Henri Francois De

Vence, Henri Francois de a French Hebraist, was born about 1675 at Pareid, in Voivre (Barois). Having entered the monastic ranks, he graduated at the Sorbonne; and after being preceptor to the children of Leopold, duke of Lorraine, he was rewarded by being appointed provost of the Church of. Nancy. He supetr intended the printing of the Bible of De Carribres (Nancy, 1738-43, 22 vols. 12mo), and added numerous dissertations, which were afterwards inserted in Calmet's Bible (1748-50, and later). He died at Nancy, Nov. 1, 1749. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.

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