(Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots). Bar. Catholic nobleman, engaged to Valentine de Saint‐Bris. Anxious to help the king in his wish to create peace between Catholics and Huguenots, he invites the Huguenot Raoul to his party, not knowing Raoul is in love with Valentine. Insists on marrying Valentine. Is killed during Saint‐Bris's attempts to massacre the Huguenots. Created (1836) by Prosper Dérivis.