Chabot, Philippe de
Chabot, Philippe de fēlēp´ də shäbō´ [key], also known as Amiral de Brion brēôN´ [key], 1480–1543, count of Charny and of Buzançois, admiral of France. After a successful campaign (1536) in Savoy and Piedmont, he was, through the intrigues of Anne, duc de Montmorency , accused and convicted (1541) of misconduct in office, but he was pardoned by King Francis I. Chabot was instrumental in arranging the voyages of Giovanni da Verrazzano .
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