Bernat VIII d'Armanhac, comte de Pardiac (1400 - 1462) MP

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Bernard d'Armagnac, Count of Pardiac (died 1462) was a younger son of Bernard VII, Count of Armagnac and Bonne of Berry.

He fought at the Battle of Patay in 1429. That year he married Eleanor of Bourbon-La Marche, daughter and ultimately heir of James II, Count of La Marche. He served as lieutenant-general in La Marche and governor of Limousin in 1441, and later as lieutenant-general of Languedoc and Roussillon in 1461.


Bernard VIII d'ARMAGNAC († c. 1462), Count of Pardiac in 1429. As a friend of the Constable of Richemont, he accompanied him at the battle of Patay, on the 18th June, 1429.

He was the second son of Bernard VII († 1418), constable of France, and of Bonne de Berry († 1435). He married in 1429 Éléonore de Bourbon, Duchess of Nemours († 1464), daughter of Jacques de Bourbon, Count of La Marche and Castres. Bernard VIII d'Armagnac later became the Count of La Marche, lieutenant-général in his county and governor of Limousin (1441), lieutenant-général in Languedoc and Roussillon (1461). His eldest brother († c. 1450), Jean IV Count of Armagnac, was in the anglo-burgundian'party. Bernard VIII's son, Jacques Duke of Nemours, was put to death in 1477 by the command of King Louis XI because of a conspiracy with Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy.

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