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Connétable Anne de Montmorency

Constable Anne de Montmorency

Chantilly 1493 - Paris 1567
French soldier, statesman and diplomat; became Marshal of France and Constable of France.
(Wikipedia)
Paul Dubois
1886

Chantilly /  Connétable Anne de Montmorency   Chantilly /  Connétable Anne de Montmorency

Description

Equestrian statue of Anne de Montmorency with his sword raised. On the stone pedestal is the coat-of-arms of Montmorency.

Chantilly - Connétable Anne de Montmorency

Inscription(s)

hic stat
pro ædibvs svis renovatis
annas memorantivs
magister eqvitvm
primus svæ gentis dvx et par franciæ
gallicvs cvnctator cognominatvs
qvi in mvltis savcivs præliis
vitam vtraqve fortvna mire insignem
cominvs pvgnans finivit.
die xii novemb.a.d. mdlxvii
ætatis lxxiv

posita est effigies
a.d. mdcccxxxvi

Here stands
in front of his restored home
the memorable Anne
constable
the first of his lineage, duke and peer of France
nicknamed "Gallicus Cunctator"
who, wounded in many battles,
ended a life remarkable in good and bad fortune
in a fight at melee
on 12 November 1667
at the age of 74 years

The statue was erected
in 1886

Information Sign

LE CONNÉTABLE
ANNE de MONTMORENCY
par paul dubois (1886)

Chantilly - Connétable Anne de Montmorency

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 49°11'37" - E 2°29'11")

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