Jean I. de Bourbon
Jean attacked the English in the Limousin and Guyenne during the Hundred Years War , where he took several fortresses from them. Initially partisan of Duke John Fearless of Burgundy , he became angry opponent of the Burgundians after the murder of Duke Ludwig von Orléans in 1407. He joined the Armagnacs , with whom he entered Paris in 1413 . In 1415 he survived the Battle of Azincourt , but was captured there and held in London until his death .
Marriage and offspring
- Charles I. (* 1401; † 1456), Duke of Bourbon
- Louis (* 1403; † 1412), Count of Forez
- Louis I (1406–1486), Count of Montpensier
In addition, he had several illegitimate children:
- Jean , Abbot of Cluny , Count of Velay , Bishop of Le Puy
- Alexandre, priest
- Guy († 1442)
- Marguerite, ∞ Rodrigue de Villandrando , Count of Ribadeo
- Jean Favier: History of France. France in the age of feudal rule . 1000-1515 . Stuttgart 1989, ISBN 3-421-06452-0 .
- Matthew Bennett: Agincourt 1415 . Triumph against the odds . Osprey, Oxford 1991, ISBN 1-85532-132-7 .
Duke of Bourbon 1410-1434
Earl of Forez
Duke of Auvergne
(de iure uxoris )
|SURNAME||Jean I. de Bourbon|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||John I of Bourbon|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Duke of Bourbon, Count of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis, Count of Forez|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1381|
|DATE OF DEATH||1434|
|Place of death||London|