Campaign of the Month: August 2011
Le Ballet de l'Acier
François-Annibal d'Estrées, marquis de Coeuvres
Lieutenant-general of the royal army
Captaincy – Master
Strategy – Master
Etiquette – Master
D’Estrees (b. 1573) is the brother one King Henri IV’s mistress Gabrielle d’Estrées. He is a lieutenant-general of the royal army, presently commanding an expedition to the Valtelline in the Italian Alps on behalf of France’s allies, the Grey League and the Republic of Venice. He is well-regarded by France’s soldiers and officers.
The marquis has also served as a diplomat for France as well.