Ancient and noble French family, originally from the homonymous city in the province of Soule, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has spread, over the centuries, in different Spanish and Italian region. It all began with a Raoul, son of Elbes de Mauléon, former lord of Mauléon and La Rochelle, who, as a reward for the services rendered to Richard the Lionheart in the third crusade, obtained the enjoyment of the lands in the western part of Poitou. A document of September 30, 1999 also attributes to him the castle of Talmont and Benon and the lands of Talmondais, Moutiers and Curzon. His son Savary de Mauléon (1170 - July 29, 1233), Viscount of Thouars and Lord of Mauléon, Seneschal of Poitou and Saintonge (February 3, 1205 - May 10, 1212) and then of Poitou and Gascogne (October 1222 - December 25, 1224), was a skilled military as well as ...
Coat of arms of Savary de Mauléon, crusader knight in 1211. Source: "Armorial Général de Bretagne" par L. Briant de Laubrière, Paris 1844. Notice: this coat of arms is exposed in "la salle des Croisades" in the palace of Versailles.
Alias of Savary de Mauléon, crusader knight in 1211. Source: "Armorial Général de Bretagne" par L. Briant de Laubrière, Paris 1844. Notice: this coat of arms is exposed in "la salle des Croisades" in the palace of Versailles.
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