Gaspard III. de Coligny
Gaspard III de Coligny , called Maréchal de Châtillon (born July 26, 1584 in Montpellier , † January 4, 1646 in Châtillon-sur-Loing ) was Count and later Duke of Coligny , Marquis d'Andelot, Peer of France , Lord of Châtillon -sur-Loing, and since 1622 Marshal of France . He was the son of François de Coligny (1557–1591) and Marguerite d'Ailly. He was the commander-in-chief in the successful siege of Arras (1640) and in the battle of La Marfée on July 6, 1641, in which he was defeated.
Marriage and offspring
He married Anne de Polignac (1598–1651) on August 13, 1615, from whom he had four children:
- Maurice (born October 16, 1618 in Châtillon-sur-Loing, † May 23, 1644 at Vincennes Castle ), Comte de Coligny
- Gaspard IV (born June 9, 1620 in Châtillon-sur-Loing; † February 9, 1649 at Vincennes Castle ), Duke of Châtillon, 1648 Duke of Coligny, 1649 Marshal of France; ⚭ 1645 Elisabeth Angélique de Montmorency (1627–1695)
- Henriette (* 1618; † 1673), ⚭ I 1643 Thomas Hamilton, Earl of Haddington, ⚭ II 1653 Gaspard de Champagne, comte de la Suze (marriage was annulled).
- Anne, (born September 4, 1624 in Châtillon-sur-Loing; † January 13, 1680 in Riquewihr ), ⚭ 1648 Georg II , Duke of Württemberg-Mömpelgard (1626–1699)
|SURNAME||Coligny, Gaspard III. de|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Maréchal de Châtillon|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Marshal of France|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 26, 1584|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Montpellier|
|DATE OF DEATH||4th January 1646|
|Place of death||Châtillon-sur-Loing|