Henri-Nompar de Caumont, duc de La Force

Henri-Nompar de Caumont, duc de La Force (1582 – January 1678)[1] was Duc de La Force and peer of France.[2] He was the son of Marshal of France, Jacques-Nompar de Caumont, duc de La Force and Charlotte de Gontaut, daughter of Marshal Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron.[3][4] First marquis de Castelnau, later Duc de La Force after the death of his brother, he served King Louis XIII on many occasions in the army, under his father, as Maréchal-de-camp.[5][6][7]

Henri-Nompar de Caumont
Duc de La Force
Marquis de Castelnau
Born1582
DiedJanuary 1678 (aged 95–96)
Noble familyCaumont
Spouse(s)Marguerite d'Escodeca
Issue
Jacques de Caumont La Force, marquis de Boësse
Henri de Caumont La Force
Pierre de Caumont La Force, marquis de Cugnac
Armand de Caumont La Force, marquis de Montpouillan
Charlotte de Caumont La Force
Diane de Caumont La Force
Jeanne de Caumont La Force
Jacqueline de Caumont La Force
Henriette de Caumont La Force
FatherJacques-Nompar de Caumont, duc de La Force
MotherCharlotte de Gontaut

Marriage and issueEdit

He married 17 October 1602, Marguerite d'Escodeca, dame de Boësse,[5][7] and by her had nine children:[8][9]

  • Jacques de Caumont La Force, marquis de Boësse, killed in the siege of La Mothe in Lorraine in 1634
  • Henri de Caumont La Force, died young
  • Pierre de Caumont La Force, marquis de Cugnac, without issue
  • Armand de Caumont La Force, marquis de Montpouillan, Lieutenant-general in the Dutch Army, Governor of Naarden, died in The Hague on 16 May 1701 at the age of 86.[2] He married Amable-Guillelmine de Brederode[6] and Grace Angelique Arrazola de Oñate.[7]
  • Charlotte de Caumont La Force, married Gabriel de Caumont, comte de Lauzun, mother of Antoine Nompar de Caumont
  • Diane de Caumont La Force, married Charles-René du Puy de Tournon, marquis de Montbrun en Dauphiné
  • Jeanne de Caumont La Force, married Cyrus de Montaut, marquis de Navailles, seigneur de Beynac
  • Jacqueline de Caumont La Force, died, 10 May 1702,[2] married Henri de Vivant, comte de Panjas.
  • Henriette de Caumont La Force, demoiselle de Castelnau[6][7]

DeathEdit

He died in January 1678 at the Château de La Force in the Dordogne, and was succeeded by his grandson, Jacques-Nompar.[7]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Caumont IV 1843, pp. 87, 89.
  2. ^ a b c Wood 2009, p. 84.
  3. ^ Caumont IV 1843, p. 87.
  4. ^ Sainte-Marie 1728, pp. 472-473.
  5. ^ a b Caumont IV 1843, pp. 87-88.
  6. ^ a b c Moréri 1759, p. 246.
  7. ^ a b c d e Sainte-Marie 1728, p. 473.
  8. ^ "Henri Nompar de Caumont La Force". Généalogie Wailly. Gw.geneanet.org. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  9. ^ "Les derniers seigneurs de Caumont". Histoire de Caumont. Mariefb.pagesperso–orange.fr. Retrieved 24 December 2013.

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