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  • The best known episode of his subsequent life was the "Contestation" with Mabillon on the lawfulness of monks devoting themselves to study, which De Rance denied.
  • On his return to Paris he was called upon to defend against de Rance, the abbot of La Trappe, the legitimacy for monks of the kind of studies to which the Maurists devoted themselves: this called forth Mabillon's Traite des etudes 7nonastiques and his Reflexions sur la reponse de M.
  • ARMAND JEAN LE BOUTHILLIER DE RANCE (1626-1700), founder of the Trappist Cistercians.
  • Serrant, L' Abbe de Rance et Bossuet (1903).