Governor of New France, 1661-1663, succeeding D'Argenson. He was at variance with the Jesuits as to the existing liquor laws, which he thought too severe. His is described as the onlysober description of the great earthquake of 1663. Died 1664. Bib.: Parkman, Old Regime.
Tiré de Burpee, Lawrence J., Encyclopedia of Canadian History, Makers of Canada Series, vol 12, 1927.