(Thuanus; 15531617). Lawyer, magistrate, statesman, bibliophile; b. Paris, Fr.; educ. Orléans, Bourges, and Valence; canon of Notre Dame, Paris; dir. of royal library 1593; pres. Paris parlement 1595, helped negotiate Edict of Nantes* with Prots.; opposed recognition of Council of Trent.* Works include Historia sui temporis; Némoirs.
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