Rene de Laudonniere

Rene de Laudonniere
Rene de Laudonniere

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Rene de Laudonniere (c. 1529-1582) commanded Fort de la Caroline, organizing the building of the fort and settlement in 1564. He survived the Spanish massacre of the French in 1565 and later wrote his L'Histoire notable de la Florida.

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