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  1. Godefroy family

    Godefroy, a French noble family, which numbered among its members several distinguished jurists and historians. The family claimed descent from Symon Godefroy, who was born at Mons about 1320 and was lord of Sapigneulx near Berry-au-Bac, now in the département of Aisne. Denis Godefroy, jurist, son of Leon Godefroy, lord of Guigneccourt, was professor of law in Geneva His eldest son, Théodore Godefroy, was born at Geneva on 14 July 1580. He abjured Calvinism, and was called to the bar in Paris. He became historiographer of France in 1613, and was employed from time to time on diplomatic missions. He was employed at the Congress of Münster, where he remained after the signing of peace in 1648 as chargé d'affaires until his death on 5 October of the next year. His most important work is Le Cérémonial de France, a work which became a classic on the subject of royal ceremonial, and was re-edited by his son in an enlarged edition in 1649. Besides his printed works he made vast collections of historical material which remain in manuscript and fills the greater part of the Godefroy collection of over five hundred portfolios in the Library of the Institute in Paris.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of godefroy family in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

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    The numerical value of godefroy family in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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