1497–1544

Introduction

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Born: No­vem­ber 23, 1496, Ca­hors, France.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 12, 1544, Tur­in, Italy.

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Biography

At age 16, Ma­rot be­came a page to Ni­co­las de Neuf­ville, and at age 21 Va­let de Chambre to Mar­guer­ite de Va­lois.

He lat­er fought at Pa­via, where he was wound­ed and tak­en pri­son­er with Fran­cis I. From 1537–39 he trans­lat­ed about 30 psalms, which were pub­lished in 1542.

He tra­veled wid­ely, some­times flee­ing per­se­cu­tion, and stayed at var­i­ous times in Sa­voy, Ge­ne­va, and Tur­in.

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