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French Fleet sent to the aid of the Venetians

Fleet Formed2.1501ref:631
Fleet Disbanded1501ref:631


Composed of 1 Armoric Division, 1 Norman Division, 1 Provencal Division and 2 Genoese Divisions) sent to the aid of the Venetians by Louis XII from February to the end of 1501. Jean de Porçon commanded "La Charente" , François de Porçon commanded a Norman Division of 6 vessels . During the attack on Mytilene, 10/26/1501, Petit-Porcon was killed by a cannonball while disembarking . Grand-Porcon , wanting to avenge his brother , stormed the fortifications and was seriously wounded the same day . He died of his wounds in Chio and was buried in the Cordeliers church on this island , next to Jacques Coeur.

La Charente 1501
French Other Ship
Jean Pierre de Porçon (Seigneur de Porçon)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1492-1501
Fleet disbanded


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