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Audin, (Jean Marie) Vincent

AUDIN, ō´´dan´ (JEAN MARIE), VINCENT: French Roman Catholic; b. at Lyons 1793; d. at Paris Feb. 21, 1851. He studied theology at the seminary of L’Argentière, then studied law, but in 1814 went to Paris and lived thenceforth as book seller and author. He wrote Histoire de la Saint-Barthélemy (2 vols., Paris, 1826); Histoire de Luther (2 vols., 1839; Eng. transl., Philadelphia, 1841); Histoire de Calvin (2 vols., 1841); Histoire de Henri VIII (2 vols., 1847; Eng. transl., London, 1852); Histoire de Léon X (2 vols., 1844). His work has been criticized as prejudiced and unscholarly.

Bibliography: J. Barbey d’Aurevilly, Notice sur J. M. Audin, Paris, 1856.

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