Baugé


BAUGÉ

A lordship in Imperial Bresse, taking its name from what is now called Bagé-le-Châtel, a  small town east of Mâcon and in the west of the Department of the Ain in eastern France.   In 1272 the heiress of Baugé married the future Count Amadeus V of Savoy, the inheritance completing Savoy’s control over the Imperial County of Bresse.  It did not become French until 1601.

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