Manoir de Tronjoly
Location: Cléder, in the Finistère departement of France (Bretagne Region).
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Privately owned.
Notes: Manor Tronjoly present around a courtyard several main buildings whose construction took place from 1534 until the seventeenth century. The court is closed to the south by a terrace overlooking. The mansion is located in the municipality of Cléder in the department of Finistère in Brittany. It is the subject of a classification as historical monuments since July 23, 1981. The mansion Tronjoly, whose name means beautiful valley, was built from 1534 by Christopher Kergoët. This old Breton family, quoted since 1256, counts among its ancestors, Yves, doctor of the Dukes Jean Jean IV and V, Tréguier bishop in 1401. The family Kergoët, from Dinéault in Cornwall, descended from a younger branch of the family of viscounts of Faou. The presence of a former mansion, Guyon property Kergoët of Trojoly is attested in 13603. In 1738, Mary Magdalene of Kergoët Tronjoly (1706-1758), daughter of Olivier Gabriel Kergoët, Lord of Tronjoly, and Françoise-Gabrielle lady of La Palue, wife of Claude Marie Parcevaux, Lord of Kerarméar. Claude-Marie becomes Parcevaux Wing Chief of the naval forces in 1764. Their youngest son, Ambrose Parcevaux, Lord of Tronjoly (1747-1826), Knight of St. Louis, also serves in the Royal, as lieutenant of King. Emigrated in 1792, he participated in the Quiberon Expedition in 1795 and narrowly escaped the fate of 750 royalists Chouans and sentenced by revolutionary courts and executed. The manor is owned by the family of Penhoat from 1883. In February 1944, François Hervé Penhoat the aviator who joined the Free France, was killed during an exercise in North Africa. His brother John was killed in action in September 1944 in the Alps. February 24, 1949, the body of François Hervé Penhoat is returned to the mansion Tronjoly. The mansion is still today a private property.
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