Michel Leneuf de la Vallière de Beaubassin

Michel Le Neuf de la Vallière de Beaubassin (the elder) (1640 1705) was a military figure who became a governor of Acadia under French control.

The Le Neuf family came from Caen, France and settled in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. They were the first nobles to settle in New France and held positions of power and prestige through several generations.

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