Adam I Fumée, seigneur des Roches

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Adam Fumée

Birthplace: Tours, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France
Death: November 1494 (63-64)
Lyon, Rhône, Rhone-Alpes, France
Place of Burial: Loches, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Pierre Fumée and Marie Fumée
Husband of Jeanne Pellorde; Perrine de Villegontier and Thomine Ruzé
Father of Jeanne Fumée; Adam II Fumée and Marguerite Fumée
Brother of Robine Fumée

Occupation: Professor of Medicine at the University of Montpellier, First Physician to King Charles VI, Master of Requests for King Louis XI, Keeper of the Seals, The Office of the Master of Queries
Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Adam I Fumée, seigneur des Roches

Adam Fumée, Seigner of la Roche, de San Quentin, de Genile, was a student and later professor of medicine at the University of Montpellier.

Adam's was first married to Jeanne Pellorde. Upon her passing he was remarried to Thomine Ruzé, widow of Jean Bourdelot and daughter of Jean Ruzé , Lord of Beaulieu.

He was called to court by King Charles VII who made him, First Physician to the King.

In 1464, King Louis XI appointed him, Master of Requests .

Adam accompanied King Louis XI to the signing of the Treaty of Caen, with Duke François II of Brittany, on December 23 1465. Adam was amongst the signers and officiators, an honored task. Adam repeatedly performed as signer of official documents and treaties in his service to the King throughout his appointment as The Master of Requests.

In 1479, Adam Fumee became keeper of the seals, keeping the position until 1483.

On September 2, 1482, at Plessis-du-Parc-lèz-Tours, he was signer of one of the royal letters of patent.

In 1492 , he was again made, Keeper of the Seals of France appointed by Charles VIII , following the death of the previous keeper, Chancellor Guillaume de Rochefort , which enabled him to continue to exercise the office of Master of Queries.


He died in Lyon on November 1494. He was buried in the chapel of the Castle of Roches-Saint-Quentin, near Loches, which was his last residence. Adams widow, Thomine Ruzé, (whose posterity died out in the first generation) died 15 days later.

His extensive library, which was considered to be one of the most splendid of the time, was sold after his death to the bookseller, Jean Camusat.

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Adam I Fumée, seigneur des Roches's Timeline

Tours, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France
November 1494
Age 64
Lyon, Rhône, Rhone-Alpes, France
Loches, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France