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Claude Fleury
b. December 6, 1640 – d. July 14, 1723 • Historian
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Fleury, Claude
Fleury, Claude (1640–1723), ecclesiastical historian. Born in Paris, he was educated by the *Jesuits at the Collège de *Clermont. In 1658 he was called to the bar and practised there until 1667. In 1668 he met J. B. *Bossuet and under his influence took Holy Orders in 1669. In 1672 he was appointed tutor
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Fleury, Claude
Fleury (Claude) (1640–1723).—French ecclesiastical writer, born at Paris. His most famous works are: Mœurs des Israelites, Mœurs des Chretiens and Grand Catechisme Historique.
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Fleury, Claude
Fleury, Claude (1640–1723)French church historianBorn in Paris, the son of a prominent French lawyer, Fleury was educated at the Jesuit college at Clermont. Subsequently he studied law and qualified as an advocate in 1658. After the death of his father he took orders in the Roman Catholic Church, being