Basque lineage established in the kingdom of Navarra after the battle of Baeza against the moors in 1227. Under the reign of Henry of Navarra, later King Henry IV of France, the family fought in the wars of religion and has been in France ever since. Coronet: Marquis´coronet. Family colours: red and gold. Motto: none. Heraldic animal: brown bear. Equipage: wolf and wild boar hunting untill 1860 and later deer and roebuck with 25 to 30 hunting dogs “haut Poitou”. Traditional dress colours: a dark green riding jacket with red cuffs. The buttons carry a running deer with the motto: St Hubert and the ladies” Fanfare: composed by Leriguet.