Chicoyneau, Aime Francis

, born at Montpellier in 1702, was brought up under his father, the subject of the foregoing article. The famous Chirac afterwards taught him the elements of physic, and he was instructed in anatomy by Du Vernay and Winslow, and botany by Vaillant, under whom he made great progress. The demonstration of the virtues of plants was his first function in the university of Montpellier, which he executed with great success, and the royal garden of that town, the most ancient in the kingdom, the work of Henry IV. was entirely renewed in a very short time. He died in 1740, at the age of 38, professor and chancellor of the university of Montpellier, being the fifth of his family that had enjoyed that dignity. 2