Jacques Eléonor Rouxel de Grancey
Jacques Eléonor Rouxel, comte de Grancey, comte de Médavy (May 31, 1655 – November 6, 1725) was a Marshal of France.
He was the grandson of Jacques Rouxel de Grancey (1605–1680), also Marshal of France.
A Cadet in the Gardes du Corps at the age of 18, he was Brigadier of the armées du Roi in 1688 and a Lieutenant General in 1702.
Principal military actions:
- The conquest of the Franche-Comté (1674)
- Battle of Seneffe (1674)
- Battle of Konzer Brucke (1675), where he was wounded and taken prisoner
- Defence of Bonn (1690)
- Battle of Staffarda (1690)
- Conquest of Saluzzo, Nice and Villefranche (1691)
- Battle of Marsaglia (1693), where he was wounded.
- Battle of Luzzara (1702)
- Siege of Vercelli (1704)
- Taking of Yvrée (1704)
- Battle of Cassano (1705)
- Battle of Castiglione (1706)
On 12 June 1685 he married Marie-Thérèse Colbert, a niece of Jean-Baptiste Colbert. They had three daughters, all of whom died before Rouxel.