Early Origins of the Despradelle family
The surname Despradelle was first found in Champagne
, but one of the earliest records of the name was Pierre Desprès (1288-1361), a French Cardinal during the period of Avignon Papacy. He was son of Raymond II Desprès, seigneur of Montpezat. He was bishop of Riez in 1318 and Archbishop of Aix (1318-1320.)
Early History of the Despradelle family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Despradelle research.Another 43 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1310, 1693, 1733, 1742, 1752, 1765, 1783, 1792, 1807, 1832, 1834, 1851, 1862, 1868, and 1888 are included under the topic Early Despradelle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Despradelle Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Despres, Desprès, Despradelle, Despradelles, Desprairies, Desprat, Desprats, Desprez, Desprades, Despras, Despréaux, Despret and many more.
Early Notables of the Despradelle family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family during this period was Josquin Despres (1440-1521) a Flemish
composer; Francisco Desprats (1454-1504), a Spanish Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal; Nicholas-Michel Desprès, a prominent doctor in Caen in the sixteenth century; Jean-François Despréaux, a flutist and opera singer in 1693; Antoine Desprès, an accomplished goldsmith; Joseph-Grellet Desprades... Another 134 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Despradelle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Despradelle family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 100 individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Nicholas Despré was married in 1625.