Henri de Schomberg
In 1628, Schomberg rescued Toiras in the Siege of Saint-Martin-de-Ré with an army of 6,000 men and some cavalry. Together with Toiras he pursued the retreated English army of the Duke of Buckingham, with great loss being sustained by the latter.
he married in 1598 with Françoise d'Espinay, daughter of Claude d'Espinay. She died on 16 January 1602, and had 2 children :
- Charles de Schomberg (1601-1656), Marshal of France.
- Jeanne (1601-1674), married François de Cossé, Duke of Brissac, and later Roger, Duke de la Roche-Guyon.
He remarried with Anne de La Guiche (died in 1663), and had :
- Jeanne-Armande (1632-1706), married Charles II, prince de Guéméné.
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Montmorency". Encyclopædia Britannica. 11 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 787.
- Disraeli, Isaac (1851). Commentaries on the life and reign of Charles the First, king of England. 1. A & W Galignani. p. 114.
- Glozier, Matthew (2005). Marshal Schomberg 1615-1690, 'the ablest soldier of his age': international soldiering and the formation of state armies in seventeenth-century Europe. Sussex Academic Press. ISBN 1-903900-60-3.
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