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Nicolas d'Ailleboust de Manthet
Born (1664-08-25)August 25, 1664
Died 1709
Place of birth Ville-Marie, Canada
Place of death Fort Albany, Hudson Bay
Allegiance Kingdom of France France
Service/branch Per mar et terras.png Compagnies Franches de la Marine
Rank Captain
Battles/wars

King William's War

Queen Anne's War

Spouse(s) Françoise-Jeanne Denis (1664 - 1738), 1696 [1]

Nicolas d'Ailleboust de Manthet, known as Nicolas de Manthet, born 1664, killed in action 1709, was a Canadian captain in the French marines serving in Canada.

Military career[edit | edit source]

De Manthet fought in many battles during his military career. In 1689 he participated in an attack against the Senecas at the Lake of Two Mountains, thereby saving that years fur trade from capture. Together with Jacques le Moyne de Sainte-Hélène he led 114 Canadians and 96 allied Indians in the attack on Schenectady in 1690. He also participated in the raid against the Mohawk towns in 1692. It was when leading an attack against Fort Albany in the Hudson Bay that he was killed in action.[2][3][4]

References[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. "Nicolas d' Ailleboust dit de Manthet." Généalogie Québec. Retrieved 2017-02-22.
  2. "Ailleboust de Manthet, Nicolas d'." Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec. Retrieved 2017-02-22.
  3. Blain 1982, vol. 2, pp. 13-14.
  4. Pritchard 2004, p. 335.

Cited literarure[edit | edit source]

  • Blain, Jean (1982). "Ailleboust de Manthet, Nicolas d'." Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Pritchard, James (2004). In search of Empire. Cambridge University Press.

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