François Vachon de Belmont

François Vachon de Belmont, (3 April 1645 – 22 May 1732), was the fifth superior of the Montreal Sulpicians from 1700 to 1731. [cite book |last=Herbermann |first=Charles George |editor= |title=The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church |url=http://books.google.com/books?id=in8qAAAAMAAJ&printsec=titlepage#PPA379,M1 |year=1913 |publisher=Encyclopedia Press |location=New York |language= |isbn= |pages=p. 379 |quote= ] Vachon de Belmont was born in Burgandy, France to a wealthy family. He moved to Canada and personally funded the construction of La Montagne mission near Montreal.cite book |last=Jesuits |first= |editor=Reuben Gold Thwaites |title=The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries in New France, volume 67 |url=http://books.google.com/books?id=j541AAAAIAAJ&printsec=titlepage#PPA339,M1 |year=1900 |publisher=Burrows Bros. Co. |location=Cleveland |language= |isbn= |pages=p. 339 |quote= ]

He authored the "Histoire du Canada", which was first published by the "Quebec Literary and Historical Society Collections" in 1840.

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* [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02425a.htm Catholic Encyclopedia Article]
* [http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=1135 Biography at "the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online"]


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