Seignelay (Jean Baptiste Colbert), M. le marquis de, 1619-1683
Britannica online, 16 Dec. 1998 (Colbert, Jean-Baptiste; controller general of finance (from 1665) and secretary of state for the navy (from 1668) under King Louis XIV of France; carried out the program of economic reconstruction that helped make France the dominant power in Europe)
Consuetudines Tolosae, cum declarationibus in quibus consuetudines, 1544 t.p. inscription in Harvard Law School Library copy ("Bibliothecae Colbertinae")
Dict. de biog. fran. (Colbert, Jean-Baptiste; b. 8/29/1619; d. 9/6/1683)
InU/Wing STC files (usage: Joannes Bapt. Colbert de Seignelay Parisinus; J.-B. Colbert; m. le marquis de Seignelay; Monsieur Colbert)
Malov, V. N. Zh.-B. Kolʹber, 1991 t.p. (Zh.-B. Kolʹber) p. 4 of cover (Zhan-Batist Kolʹber)
Margry, P. Un fils de Colbert ... 1873.
Wikipedia, Jun. 19, 2013 "Jean-Baptiste Colbert" (Jean-Baptiste Colbert; born Aug. 29, 1619 in Reims; died Sept. 6, 1683 in Paris; French politician who served as Minister of Finances 1665-1683 under the rule of Louis XIV; before the age of 20 held a post in the war office, eventually becoming the personal secretary of Michel le Tellier, Secretary of War; in 1649 Colbert became councillor of state (Political minister); he purchased the barony of Seignelay in 1657; recommended to Louis XIV by Cardinal Mazarin, Colbert became Superintendent of buildings in 1664, Controller-General of Finances in 1665, Secretary of State of the Navy in 1669, and obtained appointments as minister of commerce, of colonies and of the palace: in short, he acquired power in every department except that of war; his relentless hard work and thrift made him an esteemed minister, his improvements of French manufacturing earned him the reputation of bringing the economy back from the brink of bankruptcy)