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Snoy or Snoy d'Oppuers currently Snoy et d'Oppuers, is a Belgian noble family. The current descendants are titled Barons Snoy and of Oppuers.

Snoy
Snoy et d'Oppuers
Cooat of arms
CountryBandera cruz de Borgoña 2.svg Spanish Netherlands
Austrian Low Countries Flag.svg Austrian Netherlands
TitlesLords of Oppuers
Lords of Poederlée
Estate(s)Bois-Seigneur-Isaac Castle
Crest of Philippe Snoy Lord of Oppuers
Philipp Snoy, Lord of Poederlee (1570-1637) became Lord of Oppuers and Mayor of Mechelen
Marie-Alexandrine Snoy, abbess of la Cambre abbey

Among the former residences of the family we find Château de Bois-Seigneur-Isaac, Meerbeek Castle and Befferhof Castle.[1]

Lord of OppuersEdit

The family was important for the history of the Heerlijkheid of Oppuers. For generations they were Lord of Oppuurs and Poederlee. Joost Snoy became after his marriage the first Lord of Oppuers. Philipp's first marriage to the important house made him one of the most important lords of Mechelen. His daughter Walburga Snoy inherited from her mother, Marie of Brimeu. the seigneurie of Poyelles (Poederlee). During the 17th century the family obtained political power, and continued to intermarry with important houses.[2]

Philipp vander Aa, Lord of Oppuers,
married to Claire de Barres

MembersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.kasteelbefferhof.be/geschiedenis
  2. ^ Supplement aux trophées tant sacrés que profanes du duché de Brabant, Volume 2
  3. ^ Etat Présent Noblesse Belge, 1998 II p. 316.
  4. ^ Etat Présent Noblesse Belge, 1998 II p. 316.
  5. ^ https://www.cumuleo.be/nl/mandataris/2105-therese-snoy-et-d-oppuers.php
  6. ^ http://www.eleclece.eu/en/system/files/pages/cv-bsbis.pdf
  7. ^ https://www.cvce.eu/en/histoire-orale/unit-content/-/unit/699485e4-10c0-4304-9e75-32c32e1ee356