Emmanuel de Lalaing, baron de Montigny

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Emmanuel Philibert de Lalaing, marquis de Renty

Death: Died
Place of Burial: Condé-sur-l'Escaut, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles II, comte de Lalaing and Marie de Montmorency
Husband of Anne de Croÿ
Father of Marie Jeanne de Lalaing
Brother of Philippote Christine de Lalaing
Half brother of Philippe, comte de Lalaing; Philipp Oktavian von Mansfeld and Dorothea Verdugo

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About Emmanuel de Lalaing, baron de Montigny


Emmanuel was born on Lalaing of 5 May 1557 from Charles de Lalaing and Marie de Montmorency , Baron de Montigny , Marquis de Renty , Seigneur de Conde, Knight of the Golden Fleece , Grand Bailiff and governor of Hainault , Admiral of Flanders (nl ) .


He was carried to the baptismal font by Emmanuel Philibert of Savoy, Governor General of Netherlands , the bishop of Utrecht , the Princess of Orange and Countess of Hornes .

In 1576: September 19, authorized to raise a banner of two hundred Walloon infantry heads under the burden of Georges de Lalaing ; in November, password Lieutenant Colonel in the regiment of the Duke of Arschot and became colonel's arrival Don John of Austria .

At that time, he lives in Mons in the entourage of Marguerite de Valois , who, on the pretext of a cure to the waters of Spa , the hand was a large crew. She spends two months in his mission. At each stage of her journey, she speaks on the occasion of lavish encounters with gentlemen and hostile to Spain, their touting his brother, tries to persuade them of their interest would have to rally around him. It also meets the Governor of the Netherlands, Don John of Austria , the victor of Lepanto , with whom she had a cordial meeting.

In November 1578 , the night of 13 to 14, his regiment de Montigny, captained by Jehan Quintin, besieged the city of Lessines (County of Hainaut), siege ended with the victory of the city following the output of the Society of Youth. This victory will be observed that from 1591, following the death of Emmanuel de Lalaing, until Grand Bailiff of Hainault , under the name "Day Onslaught", now "Festin".

He died December 27, 1590, was buried in Conde in the choir of the Church of St. Wasnon. He married Anne Croy Marquise de Renty , Chièvres lady, daughter of William de Croy and Anne de Renesse .

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Emmanuel de Lalaing, baron de Montigny's Timeline

May 5, 1557
Age 22
December 27, 1590
Age 33
Condé-sur-l'Escaut, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France