Father Charles d’Albanel

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Jesuit missionary. He joined the Canadian Mission, 1649; spent four winters among the Montagnais Indians; accompanied De Tracy’s expedition against the Iroquois, 1666; and accompanied Saint Simon to Hudson Bay, 1671-1672, to take possession for the French King, his “Journal” of this expedition being in the “Jesuit Relations” (1672). On a second journey thither in 1674, he was captured by the English and sent back to Europe. In 1676 he returned to Canada, worked on the Ottawa missions, and was superior at Green Bay (De Pere, Wisconsin), 1677-1678.

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  • “Father Charles d’Albanel”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 November 2019. Web. 2 December 2020. <>