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LANGLOIS, NOËL, pilot of the St. Lawrence River, early settler on the seigneury of Beauport; b. c. 1603 at Saint-Léonard in Normandy, son of Guillaume Langlois and Jeanne Millet; d. 15 July 1684.

Following the relinquishment of New France by the British in 1632, Robert Giffard, the seigneur of Beauport, persuaded Langlois to become a settler in the new land. It is probable that Abraham Martin, dit L’Écossais, the king’s pilot at Quebec, and possibly related to him by marriage, greatly influenced his decision. Langlois and his future wife, Françoise Grenier (Garnier), left France with Giffard’s prospective settlers in the spring of 1634 and arrived at Quebec on 24 June. Following his marriage there on 25 July, Langlois settled at Beauport. Three years later he received from Giffard a grant of land in perpetuity. His wife, the mother of 10 of his 11 children, died in November 1665. On 27 July 1666 Langlois married at Château-Richer Marie Crevet, the widow of Robert Caron. Langlois himself died at Beauport in July 1684, survived by his widow and 8 of his 11 children.

H. C. Burleigh

AJQ, Greffe de Claude Auber, 7 juillet 1666. Université de Montréal, Coll. Bâby (land grants (concessions), 1626–1718). JR (Thwaites), passim. Dionne, Champlain, II, 338, 457. Léon Roy, “La terre de Noël Langlois à Beauport,” BRH, LIV (1948), 240–54. P.-G. Roy, “Noël Langlois senior et Noël Langlois Junior,” BRH, XXII (1916), 86, 245–46. Tanguay, Dictionnaire, I, 345. Émile Vaillancourt, La conquête du Canada par les Normands (Montréal, 1933), 148.

Revisions based on:
Bibliothèque et Arch. Nationales du Québec, Centre d’arch. de Québec, CE301-S1, 25 juill. 1634; CE301-S6, 27 juill. 1666.

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H. C. Burleigh, “LANGLOIS, NOËL,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 1, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed October 21, 2017, http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/langlois_noel_1E.html.

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Author of Article: H. C. Burleigh
Title of Article: LANGLOIS, NOËL
Publication Name: Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 1
Publisher: University of Toronto/Université Laval
Year of publication: 1966
Year of revision: 2017
Access Date: October 21, 2017