Charles DE CREQUY

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Marshal of France

FrenchBorn Charles DE BLANCHEFORT

French soldier

Born on 1573 in ? , France

Died on March 17, 1638 in Pavie , Italy

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De Blanchefort was son of Antoine de Blanchefort. He saw his first fighting before Laon in 1594, and was wounded at the capture of Saint-Jean-d'Angély in 1621. In the next year he became a marshal of France.



De Blanchefort served through the Piedmontese campaign in aid of Victor Amadeus, Duke of Savoy in 1624 as second in command to the constable, François de Bonne, Duc de Lesdiguières, whose daughter Madeleine he had married in 1595.

...   De Blanchefort was son of Antoine de Blanchefort. He saw his first fighting before Laon in 1594, and was wounded at the capture of Saint-Jean-d'Angély in 1621. In the next year he became a marshal of France.



De Blanchefort served through the Piedmontese campaign in aid of Victor Amadeus, Duke of Savoy in 1624 as second in command to the constable, François de Bonne, Duc de Lesdiguières, whose daughter Madeleine he had married in 1595.



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