The oaks of Perigord, Comtat-Venaissin and lower Dauphin.
- Comtat; Venaissin; Provence; Principaut dOrange.
D'Amboise received in compensation the title of legate for life in France and in the Comtat Venaissin.
JEAN SIFFREIN MAURY (1746-1817), French cardinal and archbishop of Paris, the son of a poor cobbler, was born on the 26th of June 1746 at Valreas in the Comtat-Venaissin, the district in France which belonged to the pope.
By his vast expenditure, ascribable not only to his wars in Italy, his incessant embassies, and the necessity of defending himself in the Comtat Venaissin against the incursions of the adventurous Raymond of Turenne, but also to his luxurious tastes and princely habits, as well as by his persistent refusal to refer the question of the schism to a council, he incurred general reproach.