Claude de Razilly


Claude de Razilly
Successful resupply of Ile de Ré by Claude de Razilly in 1627, painted by Claude Vignon (1642). He is depicted in the guise of Neptune, with his wife Perrine Gaultier, in the bottom left corner.

Claude de Razilly, also Claude de Launay-Razilly (-1637) was a French Navy officer. He was the brother of François de Razilly and Isaac de Razilly.

Letter of Cardinal Richelieu to Claude de Razilly exhorting him to do everyhting in his power to relieve Ré Island, July 1627.

Claude de Razilly fought in the Siege of Saint-Martin-de-Ré (1627) in 1627 and the Siege of La Rochelle. In 1627, he successfully relieved the siege of the Royal forces in the fortress of Saint-Martin-de-Ré by sailing through an important English naval blockade.

In 1632, he was given by Richelieu in association with his brother Isaac de Razilly a mission to recover Acadia from the English following the Treaty of Saint-Germain. He was Governor of Acadia when Port Royal was recovered in 1634.[1][2]

After his death three years later, Claude de Razilly was succeeded as Acadian Governor by two contenders, d'Aulnay et de la Tour.[3]

Notes


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Claude de Launay-Razilly — Ravitaillement de l Île de Ré grâce à Claude Launay Razilly représenté au premier plan du tableau peint par Claude Vignon …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Claude Vignon — Vignon s Tribute of Croesus shows the influence of Caravaggio (Musée des Beaux Arts, Tours) …   Wikipedia

  • Claude-Sébastien de Villieu — (fl. 1674–1705) was a French military officer best known for his service in New France. In addition to service during King William s War, he served for a time as military governor of Acadia. According to his own statement, he served for fifteen… …   Wikipedia

  • Claude Vignon — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Vignon. Claude Vignon Nom de naissance Claude Vignon Naissance 19 mai 1593 To …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Claude d'Abbeville — Frontiscipe to Histoire de la mission, by Claude d Abbeville. Claude d Abbeville was a French Franciscan monk of the 17th century, who worked as a missionary with the Tupinamba in Maranhao, modern Brazil. He was part of a colonizing party and a… …   Wikipedia

  • Claude d'Abbeville — Portada de Histoire de la mission, por Claude d Abbeville. Claude d Abbeville, (Rouen, ? 1632), fue un religioso y entomólogo francés. Contenido …   Wikipedia Español

  • Isaac de Razilly — (né le 5 juillet 1587 au château d’Oiseaumelle; aujourd hui commune de Roiffé, département de la Vienne, France mort en 1635 à La Hève, comté de Lunenburg, Nouvelle Écosse) joua un rôle de premier plan dans l histoire de l Acadie, où il fut… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • François de Razilly — François de Razilly, lieutenant du roi, amiral, navigateur et colonisateur de la France Équinoxiale au Brésil. François de Razilly était le fils de François de Razilly et de Catherine de Valliers, frère de Claude de Razilly et de Isaac de Razilly …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cardinal Richelieu — The Red Eminence redirects here. For Soviet statesman, see Mikhail Andreyevich Suslov. Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal de Richelieu Portrait of Cardinal Richelieu, 1637, Philippe de Champaigne 1st Chief Minister of the …   Wikipedia

  • Charles de Menou d'Aulnay — (c. 1604–1650) was a pioneer of European settlement in North America and Governor of Acadia (1635–1650). Contents 1 Biography 1.1 La Tour 2 See also 3 References …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.