Young Soyecourt

The Chevalier de Soyecourt died from wounds received at the battle of Fleurus (1 July 1690); his elder brother was killed in the same battle. La Bruyère was a friend of the two young men and particularly of their sister, the Marquise de Belleforière.

Note from Of the Sovereign, and the State, the tenth chapter of 'Characters' by Jean De La Bruyère (1688)

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