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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

la Tremoille

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An old French family which derives its name from a village (the modern La Trimouille) in the department of Vienne. The family has been known since the middle of the 11 th century, and since the 14th century its members have been conspicuous in French history. Guy, sire de la Tremoille, standard-bearer of France, was taken prisoner at the battle of Nicopolis (1396), and Georges, the favourite of King Charles VII., was captured at Agincourt (1415). Louis (2), called the chevalier sans reproche, defeated and captured the duke of Orleans at the battle of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier (1488), distinguished himself in the wars in Italy, and was killed at Pavia (1525). In 1521 Francois (2) acquired a claim on the kingdom of Naples by his marriage with Anne de Laval, daughter of Charlotte of Aragon. Louis (3) became duke of Thouars in 1563, and his son Claude turned Protestant, was created a peer of France in 1595, and married a daughter of William the Silent in 1598. To this family belonged the lines of the counts of Joigny, the marquises of Royan and counts of Olonne, and the marquises and dukes of Noirmoutier.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'la Tremoille'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/l/la-tremoille.html. 1910.

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