Early Origins of the Desprès family
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 Desprès family
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Desprès Spelling Variations
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 Desprès family (pre 1700)
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...
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Migration of the Desprès family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Desprès Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Desprès (post 1700)
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