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Vergy, François de, 1530-1591


Biographical History

François de Vergy (1530-1591) was a government official in Burgundy.

François de Vergy was born in 1530 to Guillaume de Vergy and Anne de Rochechouart. He served as gouverneur de Bourgogne under Phillip II beginning in 1560, and in 1574 was made Comté de Champlitte. He became Knight of the Golden Fleece in 1584. Vergy married twice, and had two sons and a daughter. He died in 1591.

VIAF, July 19, 2013 (hdg: Vergy, François de, 1530-1591)

Dictionnaire de la noblesse, 1864: p. 154 (François de Vergy; Gouverneur du Comté de Bourgogne; made Comté de Champlitte by Phillip II on Sept. 5, 1574; had two sons, both of which died young; daughter Anne de Vergy, wife of Jean-Louis de Pontaillier)

La Franche-Comte espagnole, 2003: p. 413 (François de Vergy; comte de Champlitte, seigneur d'Autrey, Champvent, etc.; Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece; Gouveneur des Pays and Comté de Bourgogne)

Le Grand dictionnaire historique ou le Mélange curieux de l'histoire sacrée et profane, 1759: p. 217 (François de Vergi; comte de Champlitte; d. 1591)

Ma bibliothèque poétique, 2005: p. 163 (François de Vergy; b. 1530; d. 1591; son of Guillaume V de Vergy and Anne de Rochechouart; made Gouverneur de Bourgogne by Phillip II in 1560; became Knight of the Golden Fleece in 1584; married twice)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Paolo Sfondrati correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 518
Scope and Contents

Contains letters written and received by Sfondrati during his service as ambassador to the Duke of Savoy. Among his correspondents were Carlo d'Aragona Tagliavia, governor of Milan, and François de Vergy, governor of Burgundy. Materials focus on relationship between Spanish holdings and Savoy, and date from between 1581 and 1584.

Dates: 1581-1584