François de Candie

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François de Candia[1], he was a Savoyard nobleman, lawyer (Latin: Vice Dominus Genevarum), by the House of Savoy he was granted the titles of Vidame of Geneva in 1368, in the County of Geneva, and Captain of the castle on the island of the Rhône in 1377.[2]

Fief[edit]

In 1368, François de Candia as the vidame of Geneva acquired the Fief and Castle of Salagine in Bloye. Then in 1377, as part of his title of Captain of the castle on the island of the Rhône (French: Capitaine du château de l'Île) he acquired the rights to the Fief and Castle of Rumilly[3].

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Comte Amédée de Foras, Armorial et nobiliaire de l'ancien duché de Savoie, vol. 1, Grenoble, Allier Frères, 1863-1966, p. 299 à 301, « Candie (de) »
  2. ^ Annuaire de la noblesse de France (1861), p.377 on line
  3. ^ Henri Voiron, À Bloye, autrefois : monographie d'une paroisse et commune de l'Avant-pays savoyard, La Fontaine de Siloé, 2006, 255 p. (ISBN 978-2-8420-6333-7), p. 28-29.