Jean Bastard of Orléans
information : seal of 1429, 1437, 1438, 1444, armorial
Berry Herald, Père Anselme's chronicles, "Manuel du blason" by D. Galbreath)
Miniature by J.C. Colrat
from a portrait c.1450.
Châteaudun's castle (Eure-et-Loir)
© I. Guénon
Bastard of Orleans (Later Count of Dunois).
Jean, Bastard of ORLÉANS (Count of
DUNOIS in 1439).
: "le Beau Dunois",
de la Patrie".
April 18, 1403 (or 1402) in Beauté-sur-Marne's
23, 1468 in L'Haÿ-les-Roses' Castle (buried in Notre-Dame de Cléry's Basilica).
Titles of nobility
: Count of Mortain (1424), Porcien (1428), Périgord
end Gien (1430), Dunois (1439) end Longueville (1443), Viscount of Saint-Sauveur, baron
Lord of Valbonnais (1421), Fallavier
(1422), La Ferté-Vineuil, Romorantin (1430),
Châteaurenault, Fréteval, Marchenoir,
Beaugency, Cléry (1439), Bouteville, Vouvant and other places.
in 1421, chamberlain of the Dauphin regent, lieutenant general of
the Duke of Orléans (1429),
Great chamberlain of the King (1433).
Louis, Duke of Orléans
Mariette d'Enghien (legitimate
wife of Aubert Le Flamenc, Lord of Cany and
Charles V le Sage (1337-1380),
King of France, and Jeanne de Bourbon.
1° 1422 Marie Louvet (daughter
of Jean Louvet, Lord of Eygallières, chairman of Provence's
Parliament). - 2° 1440 Marie
d'Harcourt (1420-1484), Lady of Parthenay, Secondigny, Vouvent, Mervant, Matefelon, Duretal, etc., (daughter
of Jacques II d'Harcourt, baron of Montgommery, and
Marguerite de Melun, countess of Tancarville).
Jean d'Orléans Count of
Longueville, François, Marie, Catherine; Jean
d'Orléans, bastard of Dunois.
: Coat of
arms: Azure three fleurs-de-lis Or a label Argent, a
sinister bendlet Sable overall (the sinister bendlet was
changed with a sinister bend Argent in 1465).
: a unicorn's head Argent armed and mained Or, with a wreath Or
and Azure, mantled Azure doubled Or. When he became Count of
Dunois, his crest was a ram issant Argent armed Or; as
prince royal, he worn also a fleur-de-lis.
Presence at the side of Joan of
Arc in :
Orléans, Jargeau, Meung,
Beaugency, Patay, Reims, Paris.
: Jean, Bastard of
Orléans, illegitimate son of Louis, Duke of
Orleans, and of Mariette d'Enghien. Count of Mortain
in Normandy in 1424, Count of Porcien in Réthelois in
1428. Lieutenant General of the Duke of Orleans during the captivity of this one. Raise the siege of
Montargis on September 5, 1427. In charge of the defence of
the place of Orleans in 1428. Count of Dunois in
1439, Count of Longueville in 1443. Receives from king the
title of "Restorer of the Homeland". Buried with his wife in
Clery's basilica, where are seeing sculptural coats-of-arms.