Marshal General o Fraunce

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A Marshal General o Fraunce originally "Marshal General o the Keeng's camps and armies" (French: maréchal général des camps et armées du roi), wis a teetle gien tae signify that the recipient haed authority over all o the French airmies. There have anly been six holders o this teetle in the history o Fraunce:

Ancien Régime[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Charles de Gontaut, Duke o Biron (1562–1602): Admiral o Fraunce, 1592, Admiral an Marshal, 26 Januar 1594, nclear when promoted tae Marshal General
  2. François de Bonne, Duke o Lesdiguières (1543–1626): Marshal, 27 September 1609, Marshal General, 30 Mairch 1621, Constable o Fraunce, 6 Julie 1622.
  3. Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscoont o Turenne (1611–1675): Marshal, 16 November 1643, Marshal General, 4 Aprile 1660.
  4. Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Duke o Villars (1653–1734): Marshal, 20 October 1702, Marshal General, 18 October 1733
  5. Maurice, comte de Saxe (1696–1750): Marshal, 26 Mairch 1744, Marshal General, 12 Januar 1747.
  6. Victor François de Broglie, Duke o Broglie Masrshal in 1792.

Louis Philippe I[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ane during the Julie Monarchy under the Hoose o Orléans' sole, constitutional keeng, Louis Philippe I:

  1. Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769–1851): Marshal o the Empire, 19 Mey 1804, Marshal General, 15 September 1847.