Henri Chabot

Henri Chabot (1616 – 27 February 1655) was a French nobleman and Duke of Rohan (first by marriage and then in his own right). His wife was the heiress Marguerite de Rohan, daughter of Henri, Duke of Rohan. He is also known as Henri de Chabot.

Henri de Chabot
Born1616 (1616)
Died1655 (aged 38–39)
NationalityFrench
Other namesHenri Chabot
CitizenshipFrench
OccupationDuke of Rohan
Spouse(s)Marguerite de Rohan
Children6
Parent(s)
  • Charles Chabot
  • Henriette de Lur-Saluces

BiographyEdit

Henri was the son of Charles de Chabot, Seigneur de Saint-Gelais and Henriette de Lur-Saluces. He was the Seigneur of Saint-Aulaye. His great-grandfather was Guy de Chabot, a member of old Poitevin nobility, Baron of Jarnac, whose unexpected success in a 1547 duel passed into the French language as the "coup de Jarnac".

On 6 June 1645, Henri married Marguerite de Rohan, sole heiress of the Duke of Rohan and member of the powerful House of Rohan which claimed descent from the old Dukes of Brittany.[1] The couple had six children, three of whom would have further children.

IssueEdit

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ Saint-Simon, Mémoires (1701-1702), vol. II, Éditions de la Pléiade-Gallimard, 1983, p 809