Relating to the nobility.
- The lintel is carved in only one lithic piece and we can see four busts and the nobiliary coat of arms.
- Establishing the nobiliary status of such families depends upon various factors and is essentially twofold.
- To re-establish chivalry the king resorted to nobiliary archetypes from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, and placed himself as a mirror for the nobility to imitate.
Mid 18th century: from French nobiliaire, based on Latin nobilis (see noble).
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