François de Scépeaux

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François de Scépeaux
Clouet, François - Portrait of François de Scepeaux - Google Art Project.jpg
Nickname(s) Maréchal de la Vielleville
Born 1509
Died 30 November 1571 (aged 61 or 62)
Château de Durtal
Allegiance  Kingdom of France
Years of service 1525–1564
Rank Marshal of France (1562)
Commands held Governor of the 3 bishoprics (1553)
Battles/wars Italian Wars - Pavia, Melphe, naval battle of Naples in 1528, Cérisoles (1544)
French Wars of Religion - sieges of Perpignan (1541), Saint-Dizier, Landrecies, Hesdin and Thérouanne, siege of Boulogne (1549), capture of Le Havre (1563)
Relations Husband of Renée Le Roux de la Roche des Aubiers (1532)

François de Scépeaux de Vieille-Ville (1509–1571), lord of Vieilleville, 1st comte of Durtal, was a French governor, diplomat, ambassador, conseillé du roi and marshal under king Francis I of France. He was also a prominent figure in the French Wars of Religion between the Protestant Huguenots and the Catholics.