Manoir de Veygoux
Location: Charbonnières-les-Varennes, in the Puy-de-Dome departement of France (Aquitaine Region).
Condition: In good condition.
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Notes: The manor of Veygoux is located in the commune of Charbonnières-les-Varennes, in the French department of Puy-de-Dôme, in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. This was the domain of the family of General Desaix until 1880."I do not forget that at the end of all the offices, jobs and honors, Veygoux, his fields and heather will be my reward. " - Louis Charles Antoine Desaix, about the manor of Veygoux he loved and where he spent his childhood.From 1623, Veygoux is the stronghold of the Desaix family. Above the main door of the manor, is still the family coat of silver to the band Gules charged with three shells of gold. The manor, style Louis XIII, was built around 1623, the time of the marriage between Sylvaine de Brosson, lady of Veygoux3 and Annet des Aix, light horse. The couple has a son: Charles, squire, living in 1666-1692, married in 1673 to Françoise du Taux, of whom: Sylvain (1700-1731), married in 1712 to Anne de Beaufranchet, of whom: Gilbert-Antoine, squire, married in 1758 to Amable de Beaufranchet, of which: Amable, elder brother of General Desaix, captain in the regiment of Beauvoisis. He attended the assembly of the nobility of Lower Auvergne in 1789.
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