Duke of Lauzun

The title of Duc de Lauzun was a French peerage created in 1692 for Antoine Nompar de Caumont under influence of Mary of Modena.[1] All dukes were marshals of France or renowned generals.

Duke of Lauzun
Armand Louis de Gontaut, Duke de Lauzun
Creation date1692
First holderAntoine Nompar de Caumont
Last holderArmand Louis de Gontaut
Extinction date1793

Ducs de Lauzun


  1. Chartrand, R.; Turner, G. (2013). French Musketeer 1622-1775. Warrior. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 35. ISBN 978-1-78096-862-9. Retrieved 5 July 2018. Of the more famous persons later arrested, one could point to Lieutenant-General Antoine Nompar de Caumont, who was apprehended for unknown reasons by ... by the king, commanded the French contingent to Ireland in 1689 and, in 1692, was made Duke of Lauzun. ... De Caumont had no children when he died in 1723, but the title of Duke of Lauzun was recreated in 1766 for Armand-Louis de ...
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