Philippe François de Croy, Duke of Havré

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Philippe François de Croy, Vicomte de Langle, Seigneur de Tourcoing (1609–1650), was by marriage Duke of Havré. He was Governor of Luxembourg, and became a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in 1646.

He was first married to Marie Madeleine de Bailleul.[1] He remarried in 1643 his distant niece and brother's widow Marie Claire de Croÿ (1605-1664),[1] who was the first Duchess of Croy-Havré.[1]

They had one son, Ferdinand Francois Joseph de Croÿ-Solre (1644-1694),[1] who became an Imperial Fieldmarshal, Knight in the Order of the Golden Fleece, and who succeeded to the ducal title.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b c d "The Croy-Solre, and Croy Croy-Havrech". croy.droitfondamental.eu. Retrieved 16 June 2015. 

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