In 2000 the genealogy could be traced back 22 generations to Johan I de La Poeze in 1280 and 31 generations to Johan de La Poueze in 950. (incomplete lineage) The family is classified as the 138th oldest family of the over 7.000 noble families in France. Coronet: count´s coronet. Family colours: silver and black. Motto: “Auxilium ab Alto”. Heraldic animals: Ermine horse. Equipage: coursing for deer and roebuck with 35 to 40 “Poitevins” hunting dogs. Traditionaldress colours: an artillery blue riding jacket with red cuffs. The buttons carry a deer´s foot and the motto ” Anjou”. Fanfare composed by Maurice Boudonnat.
See also www.lapoeze.org and www.intdoc.info