Philippe Pastour de Costebelle

Philippe Pastour de Costebelle.
Costebelle was the last French governor of Plaisance, serving from 1706 to 1713. In 1709 he initiated attacks on English settlements, and captured St. John's. This portrait of Costebelle is located at the Castle Hill Interpretation Centre.

Photo by Edward Power. Reproduced by permission of Department of Education, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador ©1982.

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