Thursday, 14 December 2006

Ex Libris Baron d'Elbecq

Ex-Libris de Pierre-Joseph du Chambge, baron d'Elbeq (1733-1793)
Pierre-Joseph du Chambge, seigneur d'Elbecq was an army officer and a strong supporter of the Revolution. From a flemish family of the Spanish Flanders who became French after the annexations made by force of the Aix-la-Chapelle Treaty in 1688 and who received confirmation of noble status from the King of France.
Source: The case of Chambge de Liessart at F. Velde excellent website.
C2, dated 1757
Rolland VIII, p. 85

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