His father was a gardener, and he himself became first connected with the church in the humble position of verger in the cathedral of Piacenza.
What will she make of Gilbert's new verger?
Part of it was, for many years, used to house the verger of the church and his family.
Raimond Balthazar Phelypeaux, seigneur du Verger, a member of the La Vrilliere branch, was sent as ambassador to Savoy in 1700, where he discovered the intrigues of the duke of Savoy, Victor Amadeus II., against France; and when war was declared he was kept a close prisoner by the duke (1703-1704).
The Verger and I both look forward to meeting you when you visit this country to defend him against these scurrilous accusations.