A person who carries messages or is sent on errands
In 1864 he went as Hessian envoy to Vienna, retiring in 1872 when the post was abolished.
The envoy was therefore dismissed.
The intrigues of the French envoy in corrupting the knights of the order of St John were completely successful.
From 1816 to 1818 he was Luxemburg envoy at the German diet, but was recalled, at the instance of Metternich, owing to his too independent advocacy of state constitutions.
He earned distinction in 1562 at the council of Trent as envoy of King Sebastian.
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