Amyraut, Moïse

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Amyraut, Moïse

(môēz` ämērō`), or

Moses Amyraldus

(ămĭrăl`dəs), 1596–1664, French Protestant theologian. As pastor of Saumur he won a reputation as a theologian and orator, and he was appointed (1631) to present to Louis XIII the protest of the synod against infractions of the Edict of Nantes. He became professor of theology at Saumur and wrote extensively on theological subjects.