Grandin, Martin

, a learned French divine, was born at St, Quentin, Nov. 11, 1604, and was educated ia | learning at Noyon and Amiens. At the age of seventeen he came to Paris, where he studied divinity under the Jesuit Mairat, and afterwards taught a course of philosophy in the college of cardinal Le Moine. He was then admitted a doctor of the Sorbonne, and in 1638 appointed professor of divinity, which office he retained until his death, Nov. 16, 1691. He was a man of piety and talents, and an elegant and correct speaker. His course of theological lectures was published by M. du Plessis d’Argemre, 1710—1712, in 6 vols. 4to, under the title of “Opera Theoiogica.1

1 Moreri. Dict. Hilt.