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Biography Ancestry. Coligny came of a noble family of family traced their descent from the 11th century, and in the reign of Louis XI, were in the service of the King of father, Gaspard I de Coligny, known as the 'Marshal of Châtillon', served in the Italian Wars from to , married in , and was created Marshal of France in Born: 16 February , Châtillon-sur-Loing, Kingdom of . CHANTELOUVE, François de. La tragédie de feu Gaspard de Colligny. Ed. Keith Cameron. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, ___. The Tragedy of the Late Gaspard de Coligny. Trans. with Notes and Introduction by Richard Hillman. The Tragedy of the Late Gaspard de Coligny and The Guisiade. Carleton Renaissance Plays in Translation, Author: Richard Hillman. Gaspard de Coligny, Admiral of France French gave German give given Guise hand Henry HISTORY hope horse Huguenot hundred Illustrations influence interesting Italy John King late later leaders least less letter Library Lorraine March Medium 8vo Montmorency move murder nature Navarre never once Orleans Paris party peace political position 1/5(1). Coligny's brother Andelot, after valiant service in the Huguenot armies, died of fever. Coligny's splendid castle was sacked, and his books, his pictures, all his treasures were destroyed. His fortune was gone. He had given to the cause of religion all that he had.

Gaspard De Coligny, the son of a noble French family, was born in in Chatillon-sur-Loing. His father died when Coligny was five, leaving his mother to raise him and his two brothers. His mother had an interest for religious reform, and passed this on to her sons through their teachers.   Gaspard de Coligny didn’t escape the fury. A group led by the Guise stormed into his room, pierced him with a sword, threw him off the window and decapitated him. Louise’s husband, Charles de Teligny, was also killed. The couple had been married for just over a year. Gaspard II de Coligny, Admiral of France () was a successful French commander during the later stages of the Italian Wars who became a Huguenot leader in the French Wars of Religion and who was killed during the St Bartholomew's Day Massacre of August Coligny was the son of Gaspard I de Coligny and Louise de Montmorency, the sister of Anne, duke of Montmorency, a senior French.   ' A contract for the marriage of Gaspard I, Seigneur de Coligny, d'Andelot, & Chatillon sur Loing and Louise de Montmorency was signed on 1 December Gaspard I, Seigneur de Coligny, d'Andelot, & Chatillon sur Loing married Louise de Montmorency, daughter of William de Montmorency, Baron de Montmorency, d'Ecouen, Chantilly, & Damville and.

Genre/Form: History Rare books: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whitehead, Arthur Whiston. Gaspard de Coligny. London, Methuen [] (OCoLC) His mother, Marie Catherine, was the eldest daughter of Count Hirzel de Saint-Gratien and a descendant of the celebrated French Protestant leader Admiral Gaspard de Coligny, from whom Le Marchant derived his middle name. Le Marchant was born at his maternal grandfather's house in Amiens. He had a younger brother, James.   Louise de Coligny – a Courageous Woman in Troubled Times Louise’s life followed one of the most troubled times in European history - from the bloody St. Bartholomew’s Massacre to the creation of a new nation, the Netherlands, until the beginning of the Thirty-Years War. They were going to assassinate Gaspard de Coligny. On Thursday, as the nobility attended the tournament that was the climax of the festivities, Pierre stood with Georges Biron in one of the medieval rooms in the old part of the Louvre Palace. The floors were dirt and the walls were rough stone. Biron moved a table to a window for better light.