Château-Renault, François Louis Rousselet, marquis de

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François Louis Rousselet Château-Renault, marquis de (fräNswä´ lwē rōōsəlā´ märkē´ də shätō´-rənō´), 1637–1716, French vice admiral and marshal. He escorted the deposed king of England, James II, to Ireland (1689), fought against the Anglo-Dutch fleet at Beachy Head (1690), and commanded the Franco-Spanish fleet that was destroyed (1702) at Vigo.