Marquis de Denonville

Governor of New France

Jacques-René de Brisay de Denonville, Marquis de Denonville (10 December 1637 – 22 September 1710) was a governor of New France. He was important during the Beaver Wars. He arrived in the colonies when there was much conflict between the Irouquois and the English. He led an attack against the Seneca people in 1687. He destroyed many towns.[1][2]

Jacques-René de Brisay de Denonville, Marquis de Denonville
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Born(1637-12-10)10 December 1637
Denonville (Eure-et-Loir), France
Died22 September 1710(1710-09-22) (aged 72)
Denonville (Eure-et-Loir), France
OccupationGovernor General of New France
Signature
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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jacques-René de Brisay, Marquis de Denonville | The Canadian Encyclopedia". www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca. Retrieved 2022-08-17.
  2. "Brisay de Denonville, Jacques-René, Marquis de Denonville, 1637 - 1710". Wisconsin Historical Society. 2017-08-08. Retrieved 2022-08-17.