On Saturday I will be taking two Hambley sisters, Virginia and Caroline to breakfast. Their mother is Elizabeth de Bourmont a descendant of Geoffrey La Tour-Landry, of Bourmont,
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The Landry family were Major Domos to the Frankish Kings. They served them as Mayors of the Palace. The Comte de Bourmont and his ancestors served the Kings of France and did everything to restore the House of Bourbon to the throne. A Landry married a Merovingian Princess.
The Da Vinci Code was taken from this real investigation that led me home, and back to Virginia, whom I love, and who loves me. For sixteen years we have loved one another.
Origin of the Name “Landry”
The family name “Landry” derives originally from an old Germanic baptismal name “Land-rik”, a composite name meaning “powerful land.”1 “Rik” has also been interpreted as meaning “ruler” or “king.”2
The name later evolved into the personal name “Landry,” popular in France during the medieval period.3 “Landry” as a personal name meant “Lord of the manor.”4
Early forms of the name…
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