|Date||1518 - 1581|
|Biographical Notes||French Humanist, lawyer, and diplomat. As a Protestant he had to leave France, and worked for the elector of Saxony as a diplomat. He worked extensively for mutual tolerance between Catholics and Protestants, and travelled all over Europe. He is likely to be a co-author of the Huguenot pamphlet, 'Vindiciae contra tyrannos' (1579), the other author was probably Philippe de Morney.|
He is also well known as an intimate friend and inspiration to the young Sir Philip Sidney.
|Work(s)||Author of [Languet to Philip Sidney on travels, 18 December 1573] (1573) in Epistolae Politicae et Historicae, Scriptae quondam Ad Illustrem, & Generosum Dominum Philippum Sydnaeum|