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Last name: Tournon

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Language of the text: English
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Nobility: Nobles - Comtes - Marquis
Nobles in:France (Vivarais)
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Nobility crown TournonIllustrious house of chivalry. It takes its name from the town of Tournon. Pons, abbot of La Chaise-Dieu in 1094, had the great honor of receiving the following year, in his monastery, Pope Urban II going to Clermont to preach the 1st crusade. He was consecrated bishop of Puy in 1102, obtained the pallium around 1105, from the hands of Pope Pascal II, founded the priory of St-Robert built at the foot of Mount Corneille and, died January 24, 1112, had for brother: Gilbert, sire de Tournon, who in 1096 accompanied the count of Toulouse to Palestine. Filiation since Odon, Lord of Tournon (1192). The great alliances that this house has contracted, the eminent jobs it has had in the high prelature, in the armies and at the Court, have made it one of the most illustrious in France. It was owned in Auvergne, on the borders of Velay, the baronies of Vissac, Arlanc, Murs and seigneuries of Fix, Yssac, etc. as a result of the alliance of Just, baron of Tournon with Jeanne de Vissac, heiress of his house. Many branches all extinct, with the exception of that known as Tournon-Simiane. Illustrations of all kinds, among which we notice; the bishops of Viviers (1498-1542); de Rodez (1504); of Valence (1503-1537); de Castres (1531); François Tournon, son of Jacques and Jeanne de Polignac, first abbot of La Chaise Dieu (1519) where he gave in 1533, to François 1er a magnificent reception, then abbot of St-Antoine de Viennois (1542-1555), Archbishop of Embrun, Bourges, Auch, Narbonne and Lyon, creates cardinal (1530), governor of Auvergne, minister of state to kings François I, Henri II, François II and Charles IX, ambassador to Italy ; several captains of men-at-arms killed by the enemy and knights of the king's order; etc. First-rate alliances. ...
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Blazon Tournon

Coat of arms of family Tournon

1° Coat of arms of family Tournon
Language of the text: Français

Parti: au 1° d'azur, semé de fleurs de lys d'or; au 2° de gueules, au lion d'or. - Devise: Potentia et virtute. - Cri de guerre: Au plus dru! - Cimier: une tête de lion, ou un lévrier courant entre deux cornes. - Supports: deux lions.

Cité dans "Armorial Général du Velay, par G. Paul".

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