Coat-of-arms of Jean Foucault

(Principal informations : seal of 1389, "La cour amoureuse de Charles VI", "Chroniques "by the Father Anselme, "Armorial général" by Rietstap)


J
ean Foucault, Lord of Saint-Germain.

 

Full name : Jean FOUCAULT.

 

Death : c. 1465.
 

Titles of nobility : Lord of Saint-Germain (Saint-Germain-Beaupré, Creuse).

Official and military functions : knight, captain of Lagny 1429, captain of Le Bois de Vincennes, "podestat" d’Asti (Italy).

Father : Aubert Foucault, Lord of Cros later of Saint-Germain.

Mother : Isabeau Pot de Rhodes.

Descendants : without.

Shield-of-arms : Azure semy de fleurs-de-lis Argent, a bend Gules.

Crest: a lily proper.

Presence at the side of Joan of Arc in  : Orléans, Jargeau, Meung, Beaugency, Patay, Compiègne.

Comments : Jean Foucault, Lord of Saint-Germain-Beaupré, was the son of Aubert Foucault, Lord of Cros, later Lord of Saint-Germain, and of Isabeau Pot de Rhodes.

He fought at Orleans, Jargeau, Meung, Beaugency and Patay, and command the French bowmen on the siege of Paris. In May 1430, he was also with Joan of Arc to Compiègne. Later, the duke of Orleans made this companion "podestat" of Asti, town of the county of Milan where he died circa 1465.