Jacques II de Goyon, the lord of Matignon, was Marshal of France and Mayor of Bordeaux from 1585 to 1597, a position he inherited from his friend Michel de Montaigne. One of his descendants, Jacques Goyon de Matignon, Count of Torigni, became a prince of Monaco under the title Jacques I after his marriage to Louise-Hippolyte of Monaco in 1715. H.S.H. Prince Albert II will travel to Bordeaux on 5 July.
|Design and line-engraving||Sophie BEAUJARD|
|Printing process||3 colours steel-engraving|
|Size of the stamp||40 x 31.77 mm horizontal|
|Quantity of issue||50.000 stamps|
|Note||Sheet of 10 stamps with illuminations|
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