Born: March 17, 1519, Dijon, France.
Died: July 23, 1595, Langres, France.
Pseudonym: Thoinot Arbeau.
Tabourot was ordained a priest in 1530 and became a canon at Langres (1547), where the Jesuits encouraged him to pursue his studies.
He is best known for his Orchésographie, a study of late 16th Century French Renaissance social dance.