Jean de Montmorency, III

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Jean de Montmorency, III

Also Known As: "Jan", "Jacob"
Birthplace: France
Death: June 26, 1477 (54-55)
Nevers, Nievre, Burgundy, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Jean II, baron de Montmorency and Jeanne de Fosseux, dame de Nivelles
Husband of Goedele Vilain van Gent
Father of Marguerite de Montmorency Nivelles; Philippe de Montmorency, Heer van Nevele and Honorine de Montmorency Nevele
Brother of Louis de Montmorency, baron de Fosseux
Half brother of Marguerite de Montmorency; Guillaume, baron de Montmorency; Philippa de Montmorency; Phillipine De Montmorency; Philips De Montmorency and 2 others

Occupation: hertogelijk raadsheer
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About Jean de Montmorency, III


a. Jean de Nivelle also known as John III (I.) of Montmorency-Nevele

b. He is the eldest son of John II of Montmorency(1402 – 1477)

c. He is originally from Montmorency-Nivelle branch (in Flemish-Montmorency Nevele

d. Jean II de Montmorency, married his second wife, Marguerite Orgemont, herself widow of William Knight Broullard.

e. Montmorency Jean II combat alongside of King Louis XI face the supporters of the public good of the league led by the Duke of Burgundy, Charles the Bold. His two son, John III de Montmorency and Louis de Montmorency-Fosseux, he had with his first wife Jeanne Fosseux refuse to join him and take advantage of the nobles rebelled. John II of Montmorency decided to disinherit her two children in favor of William , his third son, from his second marriage to Marguerite Orgemont. The disinheritance is officially declared July 24 the 1463 the castle Hunting in the heart of the forest of Montmorency

f. The castle of Hunting in the forest of Montmorency which was pronounced the disinheritance of Jean de Nivelle

g. Because of this episode, John III de Montmorency took refuge in Nivelle (in Flemish Nevele), a stronghold of his mother Jeanne Fosseux. He becomes the founder of the branch of Montmorency-Nevele.

h. Despite lawsuits and transactions between branches of Nivelle, Fosseux and Montmorency, family land in France remain the property of the descendants of William(foremost among which his son the renowned Montmorency Anne) that will keep the hereditary title and the weapons of the house of Montmorency and his famous motto "God help the first Christian baron." -Ingestuur Ds MG Müller

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