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François Eudes de Mézeray (1610–1683)

Mézeray, François Eudes de (māz-rā’). A French historian; born at Ruy, near Falaise, Normandy, 1610; died in Paris, July 10, 1683. Richelieu made him historiographer, and gave him a pension. His principal work was a ‘History of France’ (1638–51), published afterward in improved form as ‘Chronological Abstract of the History of France’ (1668).