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Humbert de Savoie
Comte de Romont
(1379-1443)


Other Titles and Honours

Seigneur de Cudrefin[1]
Seigneur d'Etavayer
[1]
Seigneur de Montagny
[1]
Seigneur de Corbières
[1]
Seigneur de Grandcour
[1]
Bâtard de Savoie
[1]
Knight of the Order of the Collar, 1434 (Italy)
[2]

Positions Held

Lieutenant general of Piedmont
[2]

Main Events

He began as an auditor tasked with overseeing the finances of castellans and governors. He sided with Bonne de Bourbon after the death of Amedée VII over the regency. Humbert joined the war against the Turks and was captured in 1397, and was finally released in 1403. In 1417, he was sent as the Duke of Savoy's representative to the Council of Constance. In 1421, he erected a chapel in the Hautecombe church, and did the same in other churches. His will is dated 10 December 1440.
[2]

Place of death and burial: Estavayer
[1]


 
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Sources

1. C. Cawley. Medieval Lands - A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families. The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. ©2018.

2. P. Litta, L. Passerini et al. Famiglie celebri di Italia. Milan: Presso P.E. Giusti, 1819-1852
 

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