Bissy (family)

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Bissy (de) is the name of a famous family from the French nobility that gave poets, generals, bishops, explorers and resistants to France during the last five centuries.

History of the family[edit]

Coat of arms[edit]

Arms of the Bissy family.

The coat of arms of the family is three red crayfish on a gold surface.[1]


Notable members[edit]

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  1. ^ Arms of the Bissy family
  2. ^ Biography of Pontus de Bissy (FR)
  3. ^ Portrait of Héliodore de Bissy (FR)
  4. ^ Henri-Pons de Bissy on the Catholic Hierarchy
  5. ^ Claude de Bissy on the Académie Française (FR)
  6. ^ Frédéric de Bissy in the Baudin's scientific expedition (FR)
  7. ^ Announcement of Monique de Bissy's death on the Belgian newspaper "La Libre Belgique"(FR)