Edouard I. de Beaujeu
Édouard I. de Beaujeu (born April 11, 1316 - † June 8, 1351 in Ardres ) was lord of Beaujeu from 1331 and lord of Montpensier from 1346 . He was the son of Guichard VI. de Beaujeu , Lord of Beaujeu, and Marie de Châtillon, daughter of Gaucher V. de Châtillon , Connétable of France .
Édouard de Beaujeu took part in the Battle of Crécy in 1346 and was appointed Marshal of France the following year . In 1349/50 he became captain general of Picardy and Artois . He was killed in a skirmish with the English near Calais.
With a marriage contract of February 12, 1333, he married Marie de Thil, † March 4, 1360, daughter of Jean I, Seigneur de Thil . Your children were:
- Antoine de Beaujeu (* August 12, 1343, † August 14, 1374), 1351 Lord of Beaujeu etc .; ⚭ August 4, 1362 Béatrice de Chalon, Dame de Broyes , † after July 1402, daughter of Jean II. De Chalon, seigneur d ' Arlay ( Chalon house )
- Marguerite de Beaujeu (* December 20, 1346, † January 1402), Dame de Berzay , as a spiritual widow; ⚭ July 16, 1362 Jacques de Savoie , Lord of Piedmont , † May 14, 1367
- Jean Favier : Beaujeu. In: Jean Favier: Dictionnaire de la France médiévale. Fayard, Paris 1993, ISBN 2-213-03139-8 .
- Detlev Schwennicke (Ed.): European family tables . New episode Volume 11: Families from the Middle and Upper Rhine and Burgundy. Stargardt, Marburg 1986, plate 157.
|SURNAME||Edouard I. de Beaujeu|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Marshal of France|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 11, 1316|
|DATE OF DEATH||June 8, 1351|
|Place of death||Ardres|