Full name : Louis d'AMBOISE.
Birth : 1392 in Rochecorbon.
Titles of nobility
Count of Guînes (Pas-de-Calais)
and Benaon (Benon, Charente-Maritime), Viscount of
Thouars (Deux-Sèvres), Lord of Amboise, Rochecorbon and Civray-de-Touraine (Indre-et-Loire), Montrichard (Loir-et-Cher),
Château-Gontier (Orne), Berrie (Vienne), Leugny and Mauléon
(Deux-Sèvres), Talmont-Saint-Hilaire and Ré Island (Vendée),
: Ingelger II d'Amboise.
Mother : Jeanne de Craon.
Maternal grandfathers : Pierre de Craon, Lord of La Suze and Chantocé, and Catherine de Machecoul.
Wife : 1° Louise Marie de Rieux († 1465), daughter of Jean III de Rieux, marshal of France, and Béatrice de Montauban ; 2° in 1466 Colette de Chambes († 1471), daughter of Jean, Lord of Montsoreau, and Jeanne Chabot.
Descendants : Françoise d'Amboise († 1485), married Pierre II, Duke of Brittany, and Marguerite, married Louis de La Trémoïlle.
Shield-of-arms : Quarterly, 1st and 4th paled Or and Gules of six pieces (Amboise), 2nd and 3rd Or semy fleurs-de-lys Azure, a quarter Gules (Thouars).
Crest : vol Sable and Argent in a crown Gules, mantled Argent and Sable (Viscount of Thouars).
Presence at the side of Joan of Arc in : Orléans
Comments : Louis d'Amboise, Count of Guînes and Benon, Viscount of Thouars, Lord of Amboise, etc., was the son of Ingelger II d'Amboise and Jeanne de Craon. He married 1° Louise Marie de Rieux († 1465), daughter of Jean III de Rieux, Marshall of France, and Béatrice de Montauban, 2° 1466 Colette de Chambes († 1471), daughter of Jean, Lord of Montsoreau, and Jeanne Chabot.
Louis d'Amboise, arrived on January 24, 1429
to aid of Orléans. From that time on he participate
in all the military actions during the siege. Later, he was
involved in the assassination plot against
Trémoïlle and was condemned to death on May 8,
1431. He was pardoned and released in September, 1434.
Louis' portion of the Amboise's family ended with his death