- Not to be confused with his son Cardinal Philibert Babou de la Bourdaisière (1513–1570).
Philibert Babou (c. 1484–1557) was a cryptographer and minister of finance for Francis I. Mayor of Tours in 1520, he was appointed trésorier in 1523, with powers to collect and distribute much of the king's revenue.
- Kahn, David (1996). The Codebreakers. Scribner. p. 111. ISBN 978-0-684-83130-5.
- Knecht, R. J, (1984). Francis I. Cambridge University Press. pp. 129–30. ISBN 978-0-521-27887-4.
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