Charles de Poitiers,
Seigneur de Saint-Vallier


Charles II de POITIERS ( 1455), Lord of Saint-Vallier, is the son of Louis de Poitiers ( c. 1428) and of Catherine de Giac, his first wife. King's councillor and chamberlain, he married Anne de Montlaur ( 1436) in 1429, June. Charles de Poitiers fought with Joan of Arc to the siege of Paris. He was one of the first ones in the assault of the Saint-Honoré's gate on September 8, 1429, setting fire to a barbican. Governor of Provence, he died in 1455, February.

The man of the month: September 2010



Coat or arms: Azure, six plates 3.2.1, a chief Or. Crest: a bust of bearded man without arm dressed in Azure, collared Or, with a hat Azure wreathed Or.