Henri II, duc de Montmorency

Governor of Languedoc, Grand Admiral of France, and Lieutenant-General of New France

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Montmorency (b. 1595) is the governor of Languedoc, home to many of the France’s Huguenot towns, as well as Grand Admiral of the kingdom’s small fleet and lieutenant-general of the tiny colonies of New France. He is a grand, a leading member of the old sword nobility of France; as such, he distrusts the influence of the king’s favorite, Cardinal Richelieu.

Montmorency is a friend and ally of the prince de Condé, his brother-in-law. His sister is Charlotte-Marguerite de Montmorency, princesse de Condé.

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Henri II, duc de Montmorency

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