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Boisseleau, Alexandre de Rainier de Droué (c.1650–1698)

O Ciardha, Eamonn (2009) Boisseleau, Alexandre de Rainier de Droué (c.1650–1698). In: Dictionary of Irish Biography. Cambridge University Press, pp. 630-631. ISBN 9780521633314 [Book section]

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Boisseleau, Alexandre de Rainier de Droué (c.1650–1698), marquis of Boisseleau, French major-general and governor of Limerick, was not yet 40 at the time of his appointment to command the besieged Jacobite forces in Limerick, but had spent most of his life in the French army, counting among his campaigns the battle of Saint-Denys and the sieges of Tournai, Douai, Lille, Maastricht, Artois, Valenciennes, Cambrai, and Luxembourg.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of English and History
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > History
ID Code:14969
Deposited By: Dr Eamonn O Ciardha
Deposited On:18 Nov 2010 19:45
Last Modified:09 May 2016 11:03

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