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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Re: The de LANNOY Family
Date: Sun, 4 Jan 1998 07:48:38 -1000
There seem to have been earlier attempts to link the Delano Family [as in
Franklin Delano Roosevelt] to the de Lannoy Family.
But, I understand these attempts have failed or even been shown to be
Does anyone have the, no doubt, interesting story on that genealogical
Cheers To Laurent and Yoshiko Ohier,
D. Spencer Hines --- Leo Tolstoy On Firmly Held Beliefs and Resultant Mental
"I know that most men --- not only those considered clever, but even those
who really are clever and capable of understanding the most difficult
scientific, mathematical or philosophic problems, can seldom discern even
the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as obliges them to admit
the falsity of conclusions they have formed, perhaps with great
difficulty --- conclusions of which they are proud, which they have taught
to others, and on which they have built their lives."
Leo Tolstoy  --- Source: "What Is Art?" --- Leo Tolstoy, Translated
by Aylmer Maude, in Tolstoy's Collected Works, Charles Scribner's Sons,
(1902), Volume 19, p. 468
Laurent & Yoshiko OHIER wrote in message ...
>Here is an extract from an article published in the french magazine
>"Moyen-age", #2, January-February 1998, Editions Heimdal. Hope this can
>carry you some good informations.
>About De LANNOY family.
>Origin: supposed to be the de FRANCHIMONT family.
>Jehan, married in 1312 Mahaut, dame de LANNOY et de LYS.
>Hugues de LANNOY, seigneur de LANNOY. His brother:
>Guilbert de LANNOY, seigneur de Santes et de Beaumont, married Catherine,
>dame de HERIZI et de MOLEMBAIS. Their sons: Guilbert, Hugues and Baudoin.
>Guilbert de LANNOY, born in 1386 in Lille (Nord, France), Chambellan of
>the duke of Burgondy Philippe le Bon, Ambassador, Chevalier de la Toison
>d'Or in 1430. Died in Lille in 1462. He married 1st) Leonore de QUESNES,
>2nd) Marie de GHISTELLES, daughter of Jean de GHISTELLES, seigneur de
>Dutzele, and Jeanne de CRAON, 3rd) Isabeau de FLANDRES, daughter of Jean
>de FLANDRES, seigneur de Drincham, and Isabeau de GHISTELLES, dame de
>Wissaert. His last descent was Frangoise de LANNOY, dead in 1562; she
>married Maximilien d'EGMONT, comte de Buren, Chevalier de la Toison d'Or.
>Hugues de LANNOY, Seigneur de Santes, chevalier de la Toison d'Or in 1430.
>Baudoin de LANNOY, nicknamed "Le Begue", seigneur de Molembais, chevalier
>de la Toison d'Or in 1430.