Pierre Brûlart, seigneur de Genlis

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Pierre Brûlart, lord of Genlis and Crosne (c. 1535 – 12 April 1608) was a French statesman of the sixteenth century.



He was the son of Noel Brulart, Lord of Crosne 1557 and Isabeau Bourdin, lady Chapet (1589). He married Madeleine Chevalier (1610 / 1611) on 10 September 1571, with children:

  • Gilles
  • Charles
  • + Christmas
  • Peter
  • + Louis / 1646
  • Magdalena
  • Nicolas 1659
  • Mary 1631
  • Elizabeth

He belonged to a house from St Martin at Blois. He was Secretary to the King in 1557, and commandments of Queen Catherine de' Medici in 1564. At the death of Florimond III Robertet d’Alluye, King Charles IX appointed him Secretary of State from 8 June 1569. He was at the king's marriage with Elizabeth of Austria, was reading the contract and signed the ratification.

Political offices
Preceded by
Florimond III Robertet d’Alluye
Foreign Minister of France
8 June 1569 – 1588
Succeeded by
Louis de Revol