BIOGRAPHY OF JEAN POTON XAINTRAILLES 1390-1461

EVENTS

In 1390 Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 was born

On 31 Jul 1423 the English army defeated the French and Scottish armies at the Battle of Cravant at Cravant, Yonne. On the English side Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (35) fought. On the French and Scottish side Louis Bourbon 1st Count Vendôme, 1st Count Castres 1376-1446 (47) , Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (33) , John Stewart 2nd Earl Buchan 1381-1424 (42) and John Stewart 1st Count Évreux 1380-1429 (43) (who lost an eye) were captured.

After 31 Jul 1423 John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, 1st Earl Waterford 1383-1453 exchanged for Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461

After 31 Jul 1423 Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 exchanged for John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, 1st Earl Waterford 1383-1453

On 17 Aug 1424 the English forces inflicted a significant defeat on the French and Scottish army at the Battle of Verneil at Verneuil; a second Agincourt. For the English Edmund Hungerford 1409-1484 (15) , Ralph Longford 1400-1432 (23) , John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, 1st Earl Waterford 1383-1453 (41) fought. On the French and Scottish side Pierre Valois-Alençon -1424, Archibald Douglas 1st Duke Touraine 1372-1424 (52) , William Seton -1424 and John Stewart 2nd Earl Buchan 1381-1424 (43) were killed. Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (34) fought.

On 12 Oct 1428 the Siege of Orleans commenced at Orleans, France. During the course of the siege Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (40) and Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (38) were wounded. William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (31) commanded the English forces during some of the siege.

On 11 Jun 1429 Joan Arc 1412-1431 (17) and Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (39) fought at Jargeau, Loiret during the Battle of Jargeau. Alexander Pole -1429 was killed. William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (32) surrendered.

On 15 Jun 1429 Joan Arc 1412-1431 (17) and Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (39) fought at Meung-sur-Loire, Loiret during the Battle of Meung-sur-Loire capturing the bridge over the Loire.

On 17 Jun 1429 Joan Arc 1412-1431 (17) and Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (39) fought at Loiret, Loiret during the Battle of Beaugency.

On 18 Jun 1429 the Battle of Patay was the final engagement of the Loire Campaign of the Hundred Years War. The French forces commanded by Joan Arc 1412-1431 (17) , Étienne Vignolles -1443 and Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (39) defeated an English force of 5000. The English lost around 2000 men with Thomas Scales 7th Baron Scales 1397-1460 (32) , Thomas Rempston 1391-1458 (37) , and John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, 1st Earl Waterford 1383-1453 (46) being captured. John Fastolf 1380-1459 (49) fought.

In 1454 Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (64) was appointed as Marshal France

On 07 Oct 1461 Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (71) died