|Died||November 4, 1953 (aged 83)|
Born in Lévis, Quebec, Roy was a journalist for the Canadien and the Quotidien. In 1895, he founded the Bulletin des recherches historiques. In 1920, he was appointed the first Chief Archivist of the province of Quebec. He died in 1953 in Lévis.
In 1919, he was made a Knight Commander of the Order of St. Gregory the Great. In 1927, he was made a Knight of the Legion of Honour. In 1932, he was awarded the Royal Society of Canada's J. B. Tyrrell Historical Medal.