Gaspard III de Coligny

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Gaspard IV de Coligny
Gaspard de Coligny 1584-1646.jpg
Nickname(s) Maréchal de Châtillon
Born 26 July 1584
Montpellier
Died 4 January 1646 (aged 61)
Châtillon
Allegiance France
Rank Marshal of France
Awards Peer of France
Relations House of Coligny

Gaspard III de Coligny, Maréchal de Châtillon, of the House of Coligny (26 July 1584, Montpellier-4 January 1646, Châtillon), comte de Coligny and seigneur de Châtillon-sur-Loing, then duc de Coligny, marquis d'Andelot, Peer of France, Marshal of France (1622), was a French Protestant general.

He was the son of François de Coligny (1557–1591) and his wife Marguerite d'Ailly, and the grandson of admiral Gaspard de Coligny.

During the Thirty Years' War, he won the Battle of Les Avins against a Spanish army under Thomas Francis, Prince of Carignano. On 6 July 1641, Gaspard de Coligny commanded the army of Louis XIII at the Battle of La Marfée, where he was defeated.

Marriage and issue[edit]

On 13 August 1615 he married Anne de Polignac (1598–1651), and they had 4 children :

Family tree[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guillaume de Montmorency
 
Anne Pot
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaspard I
 
Louise de Montmorency
 
Anne de Montmorency
 
Madeleine,
daughter of
René of Savoy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaspard II
 
Odet
 
François
 
François de
Montmorency
 
Henry
 
10 others
 
 
 
 
 
 
François
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaspard III