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René Aubert de Vertot d’Aubœuf (1655–1735)

Vertot d’Aubœuf, René Aubert de (vãr-tō’dō-bėf). A French priest and historian; born at Château; published a ‘History of the Revolutions of Portugal’ (1689); ‘History of the Revolutions of Sweden’ (1696); ‘History of the Revolutions of the Roman Republic’ (1719); ‘History of the Order of Malta’ (1726); all more dramatic and fluent than reliable.