Historique: Jean-Louis d'Elderen
Born on 29 September 1620 of William of Elderen and of Elisabeth of Warnant. He was a Canon of the Cathedral of Liège, on November 8 1636, and is great Dean in 1669. He was elected prince-Bishop by the chapter, appointed by Pope Innocent XI and is invested on August 17, 1688, in the Church of the Abbey of the Premonstratensians, in Liège. It has a short reign, but difficult. The King of France Louis XIV bombarded Liège from 4 to 7 June 1691 following the abandonment of the neutrality of the Principality in the conflict between the France and the Spain. Jean-Louis of Elderen died on 1 February 1694 in Liège without seeing peace in his province. He was buried in the choir of the Cathedral of Liège. He published an order on 11 July 1689, defending the use of gold coins and silver which have no courses in the Principality.
Ducaton (Dengis 1122, de Chestret 652)
Le château de Génoels-Elderen
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