Christian Cyclopedia

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Leclercq, Henri

(1869–1945). Benedictine scholar; b. Tournai, Belg.; became Fr. citizen; to Eng. 1896; priest 1898; in London 1914–45. Wrote extensively, esp. on Lat. Christianity; ed. with F. Cabrol,* Monumenta ecclesiae liturgica and Dictionnaire d'archéologie chrétienne et de liturgie; issued an enl. but somewhat unreliable Fr. ed. of K. J. v. Hefele,* Conciliengeschichte; other works include hist. of Christianity in Afr. and Sp.; manual of Christian archaeol. to 8th c.

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