KING OF FRANCE HENRI II. AUTOGRAPH ON VERY LARGE PARCHMENT WITH LARGE WAX SEAL DATED OCTOBER 17, 1554. On Large Parchment concerning Adjudication of the Land for the benefit of Simon. Brunel Borgeois of Bagnols (Bagnols-sur-Cese).Size of document: 23" x 17" (58 cm x 43 cm) Size of seal: 5.5 (14 cm). And Secretary of Finance to Henri II. L'AUBESPINE , a French family which sprang from Claude de l'Aubespine, a lawyer of Orleans and bailiff of the abbey of St Euverte in the beginning of the 16th century, and rapidly acquired distinction in offices connected with the law. Claude de LAubespine had charge of negotiations with England in 1555 and 1559, and was several times commissioned to treat with the Huguenots in the king's name. From 1537 until 1567 he was one of the four Secretaries of State (ministers managing the government). He served as secretary of state to kings Francis. I, Henry II and Charles IX.
He was associated with the Assembly of Notables at. Fontainebleau, where he produced an edict of tolerance for reforms (1560) and. The "reddition de Bourges" (1562). Secretary of the King in the Grand Chancellery and Clerk.
Of the King's Council. Coming from the Loménie family, originally. From Flavignac in Limousin, Martial de Loménie, assassinated on the day of the. Saint-Barthélemy massacre (August 24, 1572), was Lord of Versailles.The d'Albrets were in the 16th century. Jeanne d'Albret and her husband, Antoine de Bourbon.
Cousin of the King of France, who became King of Navarre after his marriage. Sometimes made trips to Limousin, notably to Limoges and to the Château d'Aixe-sur-Vienne. They had become attached to the "Loménie", a prolific and dynamic family, originally from Flavignac, near Aixe. The Loménie played an active role in the viscounty.
Antoine de Bourbon and Jeanne d'Albret were particularly interested in Martial de Loménie and took him to the Court of France. Remarkably gifted, Martial succeeds quickly. By provisions of August 26, 1552, he was appointed Secretary of the King in the Grand Chancellery and Clerk of the King's Council. These were not just very lucrative charges. They put him in daily contact with the king, his ministers and the nobles of the Court.He was also Ronsard's friend. In 1561, having become rich, Martial de. Loménie bought the land and the Palace of Versailles as well as Grande-Lessard. Castle and land hardly resembled what they later became under Louis XIV. Nevertheless aroused the jealousy and greed of the family of Retz.
On April 6, 1571, Martial, prosecuted under. The guise of Protestantism, in fact, because of his attachment to the young.
Henry IV and his family, was deprived of his charges by arrest and imprisoned. Marshal de Retz went to find him in his prison.
During a dramatic scene, "using atrocious threats", he made him sign the sale at low price of Versailles for his benefit. Martial was nonetheless slain in his prison on St. Bartholomew's Day (August 24, 1572).Thus, entered into the family of Retz, the. Marshal de Retz, for the sum of 66,000 pounds. The first mention of Versailles. Appeared in a charter of the Abbey of Saint-Pére de Chartres (1038). Ownership by the Seigneur de Soisy, then by Martial de Loménie , who was.
The Secretary of Finances during the reign of Charles IX , the estate was. Bought by Albert de Gondi, who became Duke of Retz and Marshal of France. Gondi received at Versailles Henry III and his brother-in-law, the King of Navarre, the future Henry IV of France, who liked to hunt on his friend's well-stocked estate. This passion for the hunt, which was passed on to all his.Would help shape the destiny of Versailles. The king, in fact, was sometimes accompanied by the young daphin, and it is thus that the future Louis XIII took to this naturally wild place. As king he would often return in the company of friends to hunt. The item "KING HENRI II OF FRANCE AUTOGRAPH 1554 Father of Charles IX Francis II Henry III" is in sale since Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
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