Lafontaine Bellot

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Lafontaine Bellot (Bellot dit Lafontaine) was Governor of Plaisance (Placentia), Newfoundland from 1664 to 1667.

Bellot was in charge of a small fort and garrison that protected the interests of the French fishery in the area. He was an ineffective governor who misused his power and was recalled in 1667.

See also[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Thalour Du Perron
Governor of Plaisance
Succeeded by
La Palme

External links[edit]

  • Government House The Governorship of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Baudry, René (1979) [1966]. "Bellot, Lafontaine". In Brown, George Williams. Dictionary of Canadian Biography. I (1000–1700) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.