Coat-of-arms of Louis de Coutes

(Principal information : "La descendance du page de Jeanne d’Arc..." by P. Pellot)

ouis de Coutes called Minguet,
Joan of Arc's Page.


Full name : Louis de COUTES.

Nickname :  Minguet.


Birth : 1414.

Death : circa 1483.

Titles of nobility : Lord of Noviont (Nouvion-le-Comte, Aisne), Rugles (Eure) and Herbécourt (Somme).

Official and military functions : Page of Raoul de Gaucourt then of Joan of Arc, chief of the bakery (panetier) of the King (1436).

Father : Jean called Minguet de Coutes († c. 1426).

MotherCatherine Le Mercier, Lady of Noviont and Rugles.

Wife : Guillemette de Vattetot.

Shield-of-arms : Argent a lion Sable the tail forked, armed and lampassed Gules, with three mullets Sable. 

Crest : stag’s antlers.

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

Comments : Louis de Coutes, called "Minguet", later Lord of Noviont, Rugles and Herbécourt. Raoul de Gaucourt's page, he was appointed to the service of the Maid. He will follow Joan from mars to August 1429. One of the chiefs of the bakery of the King in 1436. Married Guillemette de Vattetot. Bad transcriptions was wrongly called him Louis de Contes, alias "Muguot"