Matthieu Marais (1664 - 21 June 1737) was a French jurist and writer. Legal advocate at the Parlement of Paris, he was one of the luminaries of the bar during his times. Marais was born and died in Paris. A friend of Pierre Bayle and Henry de Boulainviller, he collaborated on the Dictionnaire Historique, and wrote the articles "Henri III", "Henri, duc de Guise", "Marguerite, reine de Navarre", etc. Bound up with the president Jean Bouhier, he maintained with him an interesting correspondence, published in the Journal de Paris from 1721 to 1727. He also wrote (for the Mercure) a Critique of the panegyric of Louis de Sacy by Madame de Lambert.

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  • Matthieu Marais (1664 - 21 June 1737) was a French jurist and writer. Legal advocate at the Parlement of Paris, he was one of the luminaries of the bar during his times. Marais was born and died in Paris. A friend of Pierre Bayle and Henry de Boulainviller, he collaborated on the Dictionnaire Historique, and wrote the articles "Henri III", "Henri, duc de Guise", "Marguerite, reine de Navarre", etc. Bound up with the president Jean Bouhier, he maintained with him an interesting correspondence, published in the Journal de Paris from 1721 to 1727. He also wrote (for the Mercure) a Critique of the panegyric of Louis de Sacy by Madame de Lambert. Chardon de la Rochette discovered a posthumous writing of Matthieu Marais: Histoire de la Vie et des Ouvrages de M. de la Fontaine; Paris, 1811, in -12 et in -18 ("History of the life and works of Mr de la Fontaine"). Marais is also author of Memoires intéressants sur les premieres années du règne de Louis XV, which was published during those same years. (Larousse's Encyclopedia reports that he wrote a Journal et Mémoires de Mathieu Marais, avocat au Parlement de Paris, sur la Régence et la règne de Louis XV, 1715-1737 (1863-1868) ("Journal and Memoirs of Mathieu Marais, lawyer at the Parlement of Paris, on the Regency and the reign of Louis XV, 1715-1737"). This may be the same work referred to as Memoires intéressants . . . . above.) Marais also praised Voltaire's epic poem La Ligue, remarking that 'C'est un ouvrage merveilleux, un chef-d'oeuvre d'esprit'. (en)
  • Avvocato al Parlamento di Parigi, fu uno dei luminari dei suoi tempi. Amico di Pierre Bayle e di Henry de Boulainviller, collaborò nella redazione del Dictionnaire Historique, e scrisse gli articolo su "Enrico III", "Enrico, duca di Guisa", "Margherite, regina di Navarra", etc. Frequentò il presidente Jean Bouhier, mantenendo con questo un'interessante corrispondenza, pubblicata nel Journal de Paris dal 1721 al 1727. Scrisse inoltre (per il "Mercure") una Critique del panegirico di Sacy (opera di Madame Lambert). Chardon de la Rochette scoprì uno scritto postumo di Matthieu Marais: Historie de la Vie et des Ouvrages de M. de la Fontaine; Parigi, 1811, in -12 et in -18 ("History of the life and works of Mr de la Fontaine"). Marais è inoltre autore di Memoires intéressants sur les premieres années du règne de Louis XV, pubblicato negli stessi anni. (it)
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  • Matthieu Marais (1664 - 21 June 1737) was a French jurist and writer. Legal advocate at the Parlement of Paris, he was one of the luminaries of the bar during his times. Marais was born and died in Paris. A friend of Pierre Bayle and Henry de Boulainviller, he collaborated on the Dictionnaire Historique, and wrote the articles "Henri III", "Henri, duc de Guise", "Marguerite, reine de Navarre", etc. Bound up with the president Jean Bouhier, he maintained with him an interesting correspondence, published in the Journal de Paris from 1721 to 1727. He also wrote (for the Mercure) a Critique of the panegyric of Louis de Sacy by Madame de Lambert. (en)
  • Avvocato al Parlamento di Parigi, fu uno dei luminari dei suoi tempi. Amico di Pierre Bayle e di Henry de Boulainviller, collaborò nella redazione del Dictionnaire Historique, e scrisse gli articolo su "Enrico III", "Enrico, duca di Guisa", "Margherite, regina di Navarra", etc. Frequentò il presidente Jean Bouhier, mantenendo con questo un'interessante corrispondenza, pubblicata nel Journal de Paris dal 1721 al 1727. Scrisse inoltre (per il "Mercure") una Critique del panegirico di Sacy (opera di Madame Lambert). (it)
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