De La Mottes from Tournai Belgium (then Netherlands) I have a Philippe DE LA MOTTE born 1556 Merchant and Dyer also trained as Minister in Geneva 1581. First wife Jenne DE MASSIS. Her parentsJacques & Heleine. There would be trade and family connections with Armentieres.
I am looking for Philippe's parents and siblings and any descendants of DE LA MOTTES from this area. Other names connected with this area are DES MAISTRES, LE GAY, Henry LE SAGE, OLLIVIER, Jacques Blier.
Immigration to Southampton, England Abt. 1585 some may have gone via Jersey.Trade connections back afterwards.