Semblançay, Jacques de Beaume, seigneur de

(1445-1527)
   political figure
   Born in Tours, Jacques de Beaume,seigneur de Semblançay served as one of the principal bankers of Kings charles v III, louis XII, and Francis I. After 1518, he served as superintendent of finances. Queen louise de savoie, after having accused him in vain of embezzlement, had him condemned to death in the king's absence without, however, destroying his reputation.

France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.

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