Ducal House

TITLE HOLDERS

LORDS

- HOUSE OF DIDONNE -

  • Guillaume II, Lord of Royan.
  • Guillaume III, Lord of Royan.
  • Hélie, Lord of Royan.
  • Geoffroy, Lord of Royan.

- HOUSE OF COËTIVY -

  • Olivier, Lord of Royan from 1458 to 1480.
  • Charles-François, Lord of Royan from 1480 to 1500.
  • Louise, Lady of Royan from 1500 to 1501.

BARONS

- HOUSE OF LA TRÉMOÏLLE -

  • Prince Charles, Baron of Royan from 1501 to 1515.
  • Prince François, Baron of Royan from 1515 to 1541.
  • Prince Georges, Baron of Royan from 1541 to 1584.
  • Prince Gilbert, Baron of Royan from 1584 to 1592.

MARQUISES

  • Prince Gilbert, Marquis of Royan from 1592 to 1603.
  • Prince Philippe, Marquis of Royan from 1603 to 1670.
  • Prince François II, Marquis of Royan from 1670 to 1690.
  • Princess Marie-Anne, Marquise of Royan from 1690 to 1707.

DUKES

Ducal Coat of Arms

Small coat of arms

Medium coat of arms

Great Coat of Arms

Your questions

Who is the Duke of Royan ?

  • The princely family of La Trémoïlle has held the title of nobility since the year 1501, the date of the marriage of Louise de COËTIVY and Prince Charles de LA TRÉMOÏLLE. As of 2021, the current holder of the title is Prince Georges.

Who is the Duchess of Royan ?


  • Since 2021, the title of Duchess of Royan has been vacant, Prince Georges, current Duke of Royan, not being married.

How do you address a member of the ducal family ?


  • Custom and tradition dictate that to address a man, a member of the ducal family, you must either use Monsignor or Your Highness and for a woman, a member of the ducal family, Madam or Your Highness.

How to meet His Highness the Duke ?


  • You can request an appointment at the ducal office by filling out the contact form. The ducal teams will analyze the request and respond as soon as possible.