Amezaga, Ignace d’Urtado, marquis d’ (b. 1710)

After a career in the military, became the first gentleman at the court of Stanislas, Duke of Lorraine and former King of Poland. Several of his letters to Franklin concern joint dinner parties with Antoine-Jean Amelot de Chaillou, his stepson.

Born to a Spanish family established in Nancy. Married in 1754 to Marie-Anne de Vougny, widow of Jean-Jacques Amelot de Chaillou.