François de Mailly

François de Mailly (1658–1721) was a French archbishop and Cardinal.[1]

Born at Nesle, he had ultramontane views, and was a stern opponent of Jansenism. He was a critic of Jean Meslier.[2]

He was Archbishop of Arles from 1697, then Archbishop of Reims from 1710.



  1. ^ From 1719.
  2. ^ [1], in French.
  3. ^ PDF, in French.

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