7 Surprising Facts About Joan of Arc — HISTORY
Six hundred years ago, a teenage girl with courage in her heart—and voices in her head—rose from obscurity to champion Charles VII of France and lead the French army to important victories during the ...
Thomas Beaufort, Count of Perche
Thomas Beaufort, Count of Perche (c. 1405 – 3 October 1431) was a member of the Beaufort family and an English commander during the Hundred Years' War.He was the third son of John Beaufort, 1st Earl o...
William Latimer, 4th Baron Latimer
William Latimer, 4th Baron Latimer, KG (24 March 1330 – 28 May 1381) was an English noble, soldier and diplomat. After serving in France and for the household of Edward III, he was impeached during th...
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7 Surprising Facts About Joan of Arc — HISTORY
Six hundred years ago, a teenage girl with courage in her heart—and voices in her head—rose from obscurity to champion Charles VII of France and lead the French army to important victories during the ...
Charles, Duke of Orléans
Charles of Orléans (24 November 1394, Paris – 5 January 1465, Amboise) was Duke of Orléans from 1407, following the murder of his father, Louis I, Duke of Orléans, on the orders of John the Fear...
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Guy I, Count of Blois
Guy I of Châtillon, Count of Blois (died 12 August 1342), son of Hugh II of Châtillon and Beatrix of Dampierre, was Count of Blois and Lord of Avesnes 1307–1342.In 1310, he married Margaret of V...
Assassination of John the Fearless
John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy, was assassinated on the bridge at Montereau on 10 September 1419 during a parley with the French dauphin (the future Charles VII of France), by Tanneguy du Chastel...
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Trial of Joan of Arc
The Trial of Joan of Arc, which was overseen by an English-backed church court at Rouen, Normandy in the first half of the year 1431 was one of the more famous trials in history, the subject of many b...
Walter de Manny, 1st Baron Manny
Walter Manny, (or Mauny), 1st Baron Manny, KG (c.1310 – 8 or 15 January 1372), soldier of fortune and founder of the Charterhouse, was from Masny in Hainault, from whose counts he claimed descent. He ...
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Pierre d'Orgemont
Pierre (I) d’Orgemont (c. 1315, Lagny-sur-Marne - 23 June 1389, hôtel des Tournelles, Paris) was a French politician of the Hundred Years' War era.
He seems to have been the son of Jean d’Orgemont...
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Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York
Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (21 September 1411 – 30 December 1460), was a leading English magnate, a great-grandson of King Edward III through his father and a great-great-great-grandson of that...
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Jean de Carrouges
Sir Jean de Carrouges IV (c. 1330s – 25 September 1396) was a fourteenth-century French knight who governed estates in Normandy as a vassal of Count Pierre d'Alençon and served under Admiral Jea...
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Battle of Neville's Cross
The Battle of Neville's Cross took place to the west of Durham, England, on 17 October 1346. The culmination of a Scottish invasion of northern England, the battle ended with the rout of the Scots and...
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Thomas Banastre
Sir Thomas Banastre KG (c. 1334 - 16 December 1379) was a Knight of the Garter from England.
He was the son of Sir Adam Banastre (of Bretherton) and his wife Joan Petronilla (of Claughton) andwas ...
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Jean Le Fevre de Saint-Remy
Jean Le Fevre (c. 1395 – June 16, 1468) was a Burgundian chronicler and seigneur of Saint Remy. He is also known as Toison d'or because he served as King of Arms to the Order of the Golden Fleece.Of n...
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James Audley
Sir James Audley (or Audeley) KG (c. 1318–1369) was one of the original knights, or founders, of the Order of the Garter. He was the eldest son of Sir James Audley of Stratton Audley in Oxfordshire.<...
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Pierre Cauchon
Pierre Cauchon (born 1371 in Rheims, d. December 1442 in Rouen) was Bishop of Beauvais from 1420 to 1432. A strong partisan of English interests in France during the latter years of the Hundred Years'...
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Francesco Uguccione
Francesco Uguccione (or François Hugotion de Aguzzoni) († 14 July 1412) was the Archbishop of Bordeaux from 1384 until his death. He was a lawyer from Urbino and a staunch supporter of the King of Eng...
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John II of Luxembourg, Count of Ligny
John II of Luxembourg, Count of Ligny (1392–5 January 1441, Guise) was a French nobleman and soldier, a younger son of John of Luxembourg, Lord of Beauvoir and Marguerite of Enghien.His older br...
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Jean de Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
Jean de Villiers, Lord of L'Isle-Adam (1384 - May 22, 1437), was governor of Paris, a Marshal of France and Knight in the Order of the Golden Fleece.
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Guy II de Nesle
Guy II de Nesle (died August 14, 1352), Lord of Mello, was a Marshal of France (1348) who was killed in the Battle of Mauron. Guy was the son of Jean I de Nesle (died 1352), Lord of Offemont and a gra...
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Louis de Culant
Admiral Louis de Culant (or Culan) (1360–1444) was a French nobleman and Admiral of France. He held the titles of Baron of Châteauneuf-sur-Cher, Lord of Culant and Ainay-le-Vieil. As Lord of Culant, t...
Jean de Dunois
Jean de Dunois (23 November 1402 – 24 November 1468), also called John of Orléans (Jean d'Orléans), was the illegitimate son of Louis I, Duke of Orléans, by Mariette d'Enghien. His nickname, the "Bast...
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Hugh Calveley
Sir Hugh Calveley (died 23 April 1394) was an English knight and commander, who took part in the Hundred Years' War, gaining fame during the War of the Breton Succession and the Castilian Civil War. H...
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James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley
James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley, 2nd Baron Tuchet (c. 1398–1459) was an English peer.James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley, son of John Tuchet, 4th Baron Audley and his wife Elizabeth, was a distinguish...
John VIII, Count of Harcourt
Jean VIII of Harcourt (9 April 1396 - 17 August 1424, Verneuil) was a count of Aumale. He was the son of John VII of Harcourt, count of Harcourt, and of Marie of Alençon, a "princess of the blood".
Robert Hungerford, 2nd Baron Hungerford
Robert Hungerford, 2nd Baron Hungerford (1409–1459), the second but eldest surviving son of Walter Hungerford, 1st Baron Hungerford, served in the Hundred Years' War, and was summoned to parliament as...
Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Douglas
Archibald Douglas (1390 – 26 June 1439) was a Scottish nobleman and General during the Hundred Years' War.
Douglas was the son of Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas and Margaret Stewart, eldes...
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