About Louis de Crussol, Seigneur de Crussol
Louis Bastet de Crussol Title Lord of Crussol and Beaudisner (1441-1473) Successor Jacques I of Crussol, Viscount of Uzes Military rank Master General of artillery Military Government Seneschal of Poitou, governor of Niort and Marans Distinctions Order of Saint Michael, 1st Promotion (1469) Other functions Governor of Dauphine (1463-1472) Chief baker in France (1461) Bailly of Chartres (1461) Biography Dynasty House of Crussol Birth 1425 Crussol Death 1473 Villemagne Father Geraud IV Bastet de Crussol Mother Alix de Lastic Joint Jeanne de Levis-Mirepoix Children Louise, Jacques and François
Louis de Crussol was born around 1425 and died on 20 August 1473. He was the eldest son of Bastet Geraud IV (1355 - 1 April 1441), Lord of Crussol and Beaudisner, and Alix de Lastic (v 1400 -. Ap . 1438). Appointed Bailli de Chartres (1461 - 1463) and Grand baker of France (1461), Louis de Crussol is a relative of King Louis XI, who appoints the governor of Dauphiné (1463-1472). This proximity leads him, in 1469, to accumulate charges and honors, master general of artillery, Seneschal of Poitou (including military governor of Niort and Marans) and finally, the first class of Knight Order Saint-Michel, which has just been created. He married Jeanne July 22, 1452 in Lévis-Mirepoix, daughter of Philip III of Lévis (1441), Lord of Florensac, and Isabeau de Poitiers (+ ap. 1498), daughter of Louis de Poitiers-Saint-Vallier ( + ap. 1428), cousin of the last count of Valentinois and Diois.
Children are of the marriage
Louise, the eldest, married in 1470 Francis I (1458 v.) La Rochefoucauld (1541), which will come from Francis II (1494-1533).
Jacques (v 1460 -. 1525), who by his marriage with Simone d'Uzes in 1486 became Viscount of Uzes. His son Charles de Crussol will also Grand baker of France of 1510 to 1546.
He leaves his Delphinale function before dying in 1472 August 20, 1473 at Villemagne. He was buried in the Franciscan church of Valence-d'Albigeois.