The last three holders of the office were also distinguished.
The duchy afterwards changed hands several times, one of its holders being Charles of Valois, natural son of Charles IX.
Hastings resolved to make a progress up country in order to arrange the affairs of both provinces, and bring back all the treasure that could be squeezed out of its holders by his personal intervention.
Dammartin is historically important as the seat of a countship of which the holders played a considerable part in French history.
The London County Council, according to the statement of its comptroller, was disturbed by the hope expressed by the manager of the company, that the holders of the company's ordinary shares would obtain the par value of their shares in 1911.