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Gilles Fermanel
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Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Rouen

Date of Death: 1672

Place of Death: Rouen

Biography

Gilles Fermanel, from a Rouen family of merchants and consuls, received letters of nobility in 1638, and in 1670 was confirmed as sieur du Mesnil et d’Epinay. He was ‘conseiller-clerc’ in the Normandy Parliament (Farin and Ignace, Histoire de la ville, pp. 12, 21, 68). In March 1630, he set off for the Levant via Italy with two other Norma…

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Carnoy-Torabi, Dominique, “Gilles Fermanel”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28333>



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