Coat-of-arms of Jean d'Aulon

(Principal information : seal of 1416, 1426 and 1438, "Jehan d’Aulon écuyer de Jeanne d’Arc" by Bernard-Jean Daulon, Édouard Privat éditeur 1958)


J
ean d'Aulon, Squire of Joan of Arc
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Full name : Jean d'AULON
 

Birth : circa 1390.


Death : August or September 1458.
 

Titles of nobility : Lord of Caudeval (Aude), 1450.
 

Official and military functions : squire of Joan of Arc, master of the harbours in the district of Carcassonne (1437), captain of Corbeil (1441), governor of Castelnaudary (1445), captain and governor of the Royal Castle of Pierre-Pertuise, councillor, High Steward and chamberlain of the King, captain and governor of the Pierre-Scize's fortress (1454), seneschal of Beaucaire and Nîmes (1455).

Father : maybe Arnaud-Anson d’Aulon.
 

Wife : 1° 1415/1417, Michelette († 1425/28), daughter of Jean Juvénal des Ursins, chairman of the parliament, 2° the 23rd September, 1428, Hélène de Mauléon, Lady of Caudeval.

Shield-of-arms : on a seal, an alder with three branches (maybe vert on gold). 

Crest : an upright hand palm facing (a symbol of honesty and uprightness).

Presence at the side of Joan of Arc in  : Chinon, Poitiers, Tours, Blois, Orléans, Jargeau, Meung, Beaugency, Patay, Reims, Paris, Compiègne.

Comments : Jean d'Aulon was the Joan of Arc's squire or bursar. Lord of Caudeval in 1450, later captain and governor of Pierre-Pertuise's royal castle, councillor, High Steward and chamberlain of the King, captain and governor of Pierre-Scize's fortress in 1454, seneschal of Beaucaire and Nîmes in 1455, he died in September 1458.