Full name : Pierre d'AMBOISE.
Death : June 28, 1473, in Meillant's Castle (buried in Bourges).
Official and military functions : King's Councillor (1432), governor of Touraine, chamberlain of Charles VII and Louis XI, ambassador in Rome.
Mother : Jeanne Guénand.
Maternal grandfathers : Guillaume Guénand, Lord of Les Bordes, and Annette d’Amboise, Lady of Maisonfort.
Wife : Anne de Bueil († 1458), daughter of Jean IV de Bueil and Marguerite, dauphine of Auvergne and countess of Sancerre.
Descendants : 17 children, including Charles Ier d’Amboise and Georges (1460–1510), archbishop of Rouen, cardinal, Prime Minister of the King Louis XII.
Shield-of-arms : paled Or and Gules , a bend Azure.
Crest: a wolf's head proper, in a crown Or, mantling Gules doubled Or.
Presence at the side of Joan of Arc in : relied of Orleans.
: Pierre d'Amboise was
the son of Hugues III d'Amboise (killed at Azincourt in
1415) and of Jeanne de Guénand. On 23 August 1428, he
married Anne de Bueil († 1458), the daughter of Jean IV de
Bueil and of Marguerite, Dauphine of Auvergne and Countess
of Sancerre. He arrived at Orleans on 25 October
1428. In January 1429, his company was made of 13
men-at-arms and bowmen. At the end of 1429, he was in the
escort of the convoy carrying foods to Orleans with
Joan of Arc. Lord of Chaumont-sur-Loire, Meillant, Sagonne,
Les Bordes and Bussy, Pierre d'Amboise was councillor of the
King in 1432, governor of Touraine, chamberlain of Charles
VII and of Louis XI who made him ambassador at Rome. He died
of 28 June 1473 in his castle of Meillant. His wife give him
17 children, one of them was Georges (1460-1510), bishop of
Montauban, archbishop of Narbonne and Rouen, cardinal and
Prime Minister of Louis XII.