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French cardinal; Archbishop of LeMans. It is said that he worked in the French resistance movement. Member of the Academie francaise. He was in close correspondence with Charles de Gaulle. It was in a letter to Grente that de Gaulle made his famous distinction between la France chretienne and la republique laique.


TLS - Typewritten Letter Signed, two sides of his heraldic-crested stationery. Dated 1958.  Addressed to his colleague in the Academy -- Robert Kemp -- concerning the replacement of Madame Louis Madelin. Nice content and in very good condition.

GRENTE, Georges-Francois-Xavier (1872-1959)

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