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RABOURDIN, Henry Etienne (rah-boor-dang), French historian ; born in Cambrai in 1711 ; died there in 1764. It is said that he was the natural son of a high dignitary of the church. He entered clerical life, was appointed abbot of a rich abbey, and afterward held the office of assistant deputy-keeper of the logs and charts in the navy department at Paris. Iris works include "Relation des voyages et d6couvertes des Franr;ais dans les deux Ameriques" (4 vols., Paris, 1759);" Histoire de la d6-couverte de l'Amerique" (2 vols., 1761) ; and "Les pr6curseurs de Christophe Colomb," in which the author contends that Columbus was not the discoverer of America (2 vols., 1764).
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