Charles I, seigneur de Montmorency

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Charles de Montmorency

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Birthplace: Montmorency, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France
Death: Died in France
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Son of Jean, baron de Montmorency and Jeanne de Calletot
Husband of Marguerite de Beaujeu; Jeanne de Pierrepont, dame de Roucy and Perronelle de Montmorency, Seigneur de Damville et d'Ecouen
Father of Marguerite de Montmorency; Jean de Montmorency; Jeanne de Montmorency; Marie de Montmorency, dame d'Argentan; Denise de Montmorency and 3 others
Brother of Mathieu de Montmorency; Isabelle de Châtillon and Jeanne de Montmorency

Occupation: Baron de Montmorency, Maréchal de France
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About Charles I, seigneur de Montmorency

Charles, sire de Montmorency, d Ecouen etc., chevalier, conseiller et chambellan du roi, panetier de France et gouverneur de Picardie, fut honoré de la charge de maréchal de France en 1343 ou 1344 et eut la conduite de l armée que Jean, duc de Normandie mena en Bretagne au secours de Charles de Blois son cousin en 1344. Il accompagna ce prince en Guyenne contre le comte d Erby en 1345 et se comporta vaillamment à la bataille de Crécy en 1346, fut établi gouverneur de Picardie, où il défit Oudart, bâtard de Rency en 1348, moyenna l accommodement de Charles le mauvais, roi de Navarre, avec Charles de France, duc de Normandie en 1358 et fut un des grands du royaume qui conclurent le traité de Bretigny avec le roi d Angleterre le 8 mai 1360. Il fut parrain du roi Charles VI, mourut le 11 septembre 1381 et fut enterré en l église de l abbaye du Val.

Gebeurtenisse : a. In 1339, he was taken prisoner in the defense of Tournai, threatened by the Flemish.


b. He was appointed Marshal of France in 1344 . c. He invaded Britain; besieged Nantes and forced Jean de Montfort, to surrender.


d. It also points in Guyenne and the siege of Calais.

e. He received the title of "Captain General on the borders of Flanders and the Sea" in 1347


f. He received the conduct of army that John, son of King Philip of Valois leads Britain to the aid of Charles de Blois-Châtillon, his cousin, in 1344.


g. He accompanied the prince in Guyenne in 1345 against the English .

h. He has valiantly at the battle of Crécy in 1348, defeated the Flemings near Quesnoy, in 1348.

i. In 1358, the Castle of Montmorency is ravaged by the English; Montmorency will settle in Écouen.

 

j. It is one of the great lords of the kingdom which conclude the Treaty of Brétigny with the King of England in 1360. It is part of the forty prisoners requested by the king of England.

k. Charles de Montmorency went to London, and soon after, he agrees to pay a quarter of a sum of 200,000 gold crowns for the ransom of King John; he has to sell part of its assets, including the hotel he owned in Paris.

l. In 1364 he became advisor to King Charles V; in 1365, he was chosen as godfather of the future King Charles VI-Ingestuur Ds. MG Müller.

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Charles I, seigneur de Montmorency's Timeline

1307
1307
Montmorency, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France
1360
1360
Age 53
Montmorency, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France
1362
1362
Age 55
1370
October 1, 1370
Age 63
France
1381
September 11, 1381
Age 74
France
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