Antony Legrand, from Douai, attempted to introduce it into Oxford, but failed.
It forms part of the educational division (academie) of Douai and of the region of the second army corps, its military centre being at Amiens, where also is its court of appeal.
Nord Lille, Anzin, Denain, Douai, I
Founders were advertised for, and records show that Andrew Schalch of Douai was selected.
He held several minor philosophical lectureships, and from 1864 was professor of philosophy at the lycees of Douai, Montpellier and Bordeaux successively.
Dehaisnes, " Catalogue des manuscrits de Douai, in the Catalogue gene'ral des manuscrits des bibliothe'ques des departements, t.
In the meantime he had done much useful work, especially that of laying down, conjointly with Merlin of Douai, the principles on which the legislation of the revolutionary epoch should be codified.
Being soon forced by ill health to leave, he went to the English college at Douai, where he remained three years and took his M.A.
While at Douai he wrote a scurrilous attack on Queen Elizabeth, which caused a riot among the English students.
He was educated at the English college, Douai, where on his ordination to the priesthood he held successively the chairs of philosophy and divinity.
The edition most frequently quoted is that by the Jesuits (4 vols., Douai, 5624).
Among the more important are Certayne Reasons why Cntholiques refuse to goe to Church (Douai, 1580), A Christian Directorie guiding Men to their Saluation (London, 1583-1591, 2 parts), A Conference about the Next Succession to the Crowne of Ingland (1594), Treatise of the Three Conversions of England (1603-1604, 3 parts), an answer to Foxe's Acts and Monuments.
Among the contributors in successive years were Canning, Scott (who reviewed himself), Robert Southey, 1 Archibald Bower (1686-1766) was educated at Douai, and became a Jesuit.
Having entered the Society of Jesus in 1586, he was successively professor of philosophy at Douai and rector of the Jesuit College at Antwerp. He wrote a treatise on optics in six books (Antwerp, 1613), notable for containing the principles of stereographic projection.
In 1704 he was sent to the English College at Douai, where he was ordained a priest in 1716, took his degrees in divinity, and was appointed professor in that faculty.
He compiled the Garden of the Soul (1740 ?), which continues to be the most popular manual of devotion among English-speaking Roman Catholics, and he revised an edition of the Douai version of the Scriptures (1749-1750), correcting the language and orthography, which in many places had become obsolete.
The former stormed Haynecourt, pressed up to and beyond the Douai-Cambrai road E.
Of Fontaine Notre Dame to the Douai-Cambrai road N.E.
Made no progress, but the line on the rest of the front was advanced to the junction of the roads from Arras and Bapaume in the suburbs of Cambrai and the line of the Douai-Cambrai road and railway, including the village of Sancourt.
R the Canadian line ran from the western suburbs of Cambrai by Tilloy to the Douai-Cambrai railway W.
After a short stay he left Douai in 1631 and returned to Oxford.
DOUAI, a town of northern France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Nord, 20 m.
Douai is situated in a marshy plain on the banks of the Scarpe which intersects the town from south to north, and supplies water to a canal skirting it on the west.
Douai is the seat of a court of appeal, a court of assizes and a subprefect, and has a tribunal of first instance, a board of trade-arbitrators, an exchange, a chamber of commerce and a branch of the Bank of France.
In addition to other iron and engineering works, Douai has a large cannon foundry and an arsenal; coal-mining and the manufacture of glass and bottles and chemicals are carried on on a large scale in the environs; among the other industries are flax-spinning, rope-making, brewing and the manufacture of farm implements, oil, sugar, soap and leather.
Douai, the site of which was occupied by a castle (Castrum Duacense) as early as the 7th century, belonged in the middle ages to the counts of Flanders, passed in 1384 to the dukes of Burgundy, and so in 1477 with the rest of the Netherlands to Spain.
Historically Douai is mainly important as the centre of the political and religious propaganda of the exiled English Roman Catholics.
For the Douai Bible see Bible, English.
Du chateau et de la chatellenie de Douai (Douai, 1877-87); C. Mine, Hist.
Pop. de Douai (ib.
Du College anglais, Douai (Reims, 1898); Daucoisne, Etablissements britanniques a Douai (Douai, 1881).
During the war Flanders Woo), he took Douai, Bethune and Dam, received the submission of Guy of Dampierre, and aided King Philip IV., the Fair, to gain the battle of Mons-en-Pevele, on the 18th of August 1304.
The translation is really anonymous, but there seems to be little doubt that it was carried out by some of the Romanist refugees connected with the Seminary at Douai and the English college at Reims, the chief amongst them being Gregory Martin, William Allen, Richard Bristow and J.
There are numerous editions (Rome, 1471-1472; Douai, 1617; Antwerp, 1634).
Douai, where he continued until shortly after the declaration of war by England (1793).
He then lived as tutor in the family of Lord Stourton, but in October 1794 he settled along with seven other former members of the old Douai college at Crook Hall near Durham, where on the completion of his theological course he became vicepresident of the reorganized seminary.
He was sent very young to the Roman Catholic college at Douai, and thence to Paris, where he was placed under a Jesuit father, Thomas Darbyshire.
CHARLES ALEXANDRE DE CALONNE (1734-1802), French statesman, was born at Douai of a good family.
He entered the profession of the law, and became in succession advocate to the general council of Artois, procureur to the parlement of Douai, master of requests, then intendant of Metz (1768) and of Lille (1774).
PHILIPPE ANTOINE MERLIN, Count (1754-1838), French politician and lawyer, known as Merlin "of Douai," was born at Arleux (Nord) on the 30th of October 1754, and was called to the Flemish bar in 1775.
Elected to the states-general as deputy for Douai, he was one of the chief of those who applied the principles of liberty and equality embodied in the decree of the 4th of August 1789 to actual conditions.
The reign closed with the French position unimproved in Flanders, except for the transfer to Philip by Count Robert of Lille, Douai and Bethune, and their dependencies.
Subsequent French conquests, confirmed by to the peace of Aix-la-Chapelle (1668), took away Lille, Douai, Charleroi, Oudenarde, Coutrai and Tournai.
He was educated at Douai, and then studied medicine in Paris until the year 1831, when he returned to his native town to practise his profession.
While a boy he was adopted by his uncle, Maurice O'Connell of Derrynane, and sent to a school at Queenstown, one of the first which the state in those days allowed to be opened for Catholic teaching; and a few years afterwards he became a student, as was customary with Irish youths of his class, in the English colleges of St Omer and Douai in France.
As the Marian clergy died out, their place was taken by priests trained at theological colleges established for this purpose at Douai, Rome, Valladolid and other places.
At last he escaped to Douai, where he joined William Allen and was reconciled to the Roman Church.
From the king of Prussia the prince obtained everything which he had been instructed to require; and having thus fulfilled his mission, he returned into Flanders, where, excepting the capture of Douai, Bethune and Aire, the campaign of 1710 presented nothing remarkable.
The so-called Independents, such as Barras and Merlin of Douai, who were all Jacobins, but had stood aloof from the internal conflicts of the party, hated Royalism as much as ever and desired the continuance of the war which was essential to their power.
The two vacant places in the Directory were filled by Merlin of Douai and Francois of Neufchâteau.
Merlin of Douai and La RevelHere Lepeaux were driven to resign in June.
As though shattered by a reverberant echo from the cannon of the Trebbia, the Directory crumbled to pieces, succumbing on the 18th of June 1799 beneath the reprobation showered on Treilhard, Merlin de Douai, and La Rvellire-Lpeaux.