Château-Renault, François Louis Rousselet, marquis de

Château-Renault, François Louis Rousselet, marquis de

(fräNswä` lwē ro͞osəlā` märkē` də shätō`-rənō`), 1637–1716, French vice admiral and marshal. He escorted the deposed king of England, James II, to Ireland (1689), fought against the Anglo-Dutch fleet at Beachy Head (1690), and commanded the Franco-Spanish fleet that was destroyed (1702) at Vigo.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/