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Lords of Baux

This is a list of the Lords, Barons and Marquisses of Baux.

This branch of the House of Baux was declared extinct in 1426. The domains were inherited by Counts of Provence. The House of Baux moved to Italy on 1263 following Charles I of Anjou (see del Balzo).

In 1482 the domains became part of the royal domain and the title passed to the French kings.

In 1513 Louis XII makes the Lordship of Baux into a Barony, which is ruled by a governor, who bears the title of baron.

From 1528 the Baron receives local assistance in the day-to-day governance of the Barony from a Captain-Visor.

After the death of Anne in 1567 running phone pouch, the Captain-Visors become the strongmen of the Barony.

In 1631, the royal domain is sold by the king to the loal community of Baux. In 1642 the king donates the title of Marquis of Baux to prince Anthony I of Monaco.

Marquis of Baux (French: Marquis des Baux) is nowadays one of the Prince of Monaco’s many hereditary titles shaver, and one which is usually also given to the reigning Prince’s eldest son.

With the exception of Princess Charlotte, styled as HSH The Princess Charlotte, the Marquis of Baux is officially styled as HSH Hereditary Prince of Monaco or HSH Hereditary Princess of Monaco during their period as marquis or marquise.

From this branch originated the family branches of the Lords of Berre, Lords of Meyrargues and Puyricard, who became extinct in 1349, and lords of Marignane, acquired by House of Valois-Anjou, as well as the Dukes of Andria.

In 1417 the House of Châlon-Arlay, a cadet branch of the House of Ivrea succeeded as princes of Orange.

A brother of William I started the branch of the Lords of Courbezon (House of Baux-Courbezon), which became extinct in 1393. Another brother started the line of Lords of Suze, Solerieux and Barri (House of Baux-Suze-Solerieux-Barri), which became extinct and reverted afterwards to the counts of Orange.