• Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


From 1297 Monaco belonged to the house of Grimaldi. In 1731 it passed to the female line, Louise Hippolyte, daughter of Antoine I, heiress of Monaco, marrying Jacques de Goyon Matignon, Count of Torigni, who took the name and arms of Grimaldi. The Principality was placed under the protection of the Kingdom of Sardinia by the Treaty of Vienna, 1815, and under that of France in 1861.


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Principauté de Monaco


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Further Reading

  1. Journal de Monaco. Bulletin Officiel. 1858 ff.Google Scholar
  2. Hudson, Grace L., Monaco. [Bibliography] ABC-Clio, Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1991Google Scholar

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