Le Moyne

Le Moyne (lə mwän) [key], Canadian family. It was founded by Charles le Moyne, sieur de Longueuil, whose 11 sons were noted soldiers, explorers, and colonizers. The two most famous sons were the sieur d'Iberville and the sieur de Bienville.

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