Duke of Aiguillon


Duke of Aiguillon

Duke of Aiguillon (Fr.: duc d'Aiguillon) was a title of nobility in the peerage of France created in 1599 by Henry IV of France for Charles, Duke of Mayenne. It takes its name from the town of Aiguillon.

List of Dukes of Aiguillon, 1599—1789

From To Duke of Aiguillon Relationship to predecessor
1599 1611 Charles, Duke of Mayenne (1554-1611) First Duke of Aiguillon
1611 1621 Henry of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne 1611-1621 Son of Charles, Duke of Mayenne
1621 1638 None Incorporated to the French crown.
1638 1675 Marie Madaleine De Vignerot De Plessis (1604-1675) Richelieu purchased this dukedom in 1638 and gave it to Marie Madeleine, the daughter of René Vignerot and his wife Françoise du Plessis, Richelieu's sister.
1675 1731 Terese d'Aiguillon (d. 1731) Niece of Marie Madaleine
1731 1750 Armand I d'Aiguillon (d. 1750) Nephew of Terese
1750 1782 Emmanuel-Armand de Richelieu, duc d'Aiguillon (1720-1782) Son of Armand
1782 1789 Armand, duc d'Aiguillon (1750-1800) Son of Emmanuel-Armand

The title of "Duke of Aiguillon" was suppressed at the time of the French Revolution.


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