Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
January 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Charles Honoré Laverdière


Laverdière, Charles Honoré (1826-1873), priest and historian, was born at Château-Richer, Lower Canada, on October 23, 1826. He was educated at the Quebec Seminary, and in 1851 was ordained a priest of the Roman Catholic church. He became a professor in the Quebec Seminary in 1851; and he was appointed later librarian of Laval University. He died at Quebec on March 27, 1873. He was the author of an His toire du Canada (Quebec , 1873), and he edited Les relations des Jésuites (3 vols., Quebec, 1858), Les oeuvres de Champlain (6 vols., Quebec, 1870), and Le journal des Jésuites (Quebec, 1871). See Faucher de St. Maurice, L'Abbé C. H. Laverdière (Quebec, 1873).

Source : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. IV, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 400p., p. 3.



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