Campaign of the Month: August 2011
Le Ballet de l'Acier
Claude de Nérestang, marquis de Nérestang
Grand Master of the Order of Our Lady of Mont Carmel and Saint Lazarus
Captaincy – Master
Heraldry – Master
The marquis de Nérestang is a soldier and the grandmaster of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel and Saint Lazarus. Claude succeeded his father Philibert, the first grand master of the combined order, in 1620. Philibert was captain of the Scottish Guards for Henri IV and, like his father, Claude is also a soldier, already noted for his courage and bravery.
The marquis owns estates in Languedoc.