Full name : Pierre BESSONNEAU.
King's Master of Artillery (1420),
Duke of Anjou's Steward
(1434), captain of Ponts-de-Cé's Castle (1445).
Father : maybe Guillaume Bessonneau, Duke of Anjou's Squire.
Wife : Annette d’Auxigny.
Shield-of-arms : Maybe Azure three crosses Gules on a fess Argent.
Presence at the side of Joan of Arc in : Orléans, Jargeau, Meung, Beaugency, Patay, Reims.
Bessonneau became on
October 1st, 1420, High
Master of Artillery. He
fought with this function to the siege of Orléans and
assisted to the King's coronation. Maybe a son of Guillaume
Bessonneau, squire of the Duke of Anjou. Married Annette
d'Auxigny. He was High Stewart of the Duke of Anjou in 1434,
captain of Ponts-de-Cé's castle in 1445.