Chabannes, Antoine de, comte de Dammartin

Chabannes, Antoine de, comte de Dammartin

(äNtwän` də shäbän` kôNt də dämmärtăN`), 1408?–1488, French soldier in the Hundred Years War. He served with Joan of Arc, distinguishing himself at the siege of Orléans in 1428–29, fought as a captain of écorcheurs, or armed bands, and took part in the PragueriePraguerie
, 1440, revolt against King Charles VII of France, so called in allusion to the Hussite uprising in Prague. It was led by several great feudal lords, including the comte de Dunois, who resented the diminution of their influence over the royal government.
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 revolt (1440). Pardoned by King Charles VII, he was appointed to various offices and presided over the committee that procured the conviction of the financier, Jacques Cœur After the accession (1461) of King Louis XI he was imprisoned. He escaped and joined (1465) the League of the Public Weal against Louis XILouis XI,
1423–83, king of France (1461–83), son and successor of Charles VII. Early Life

As dauphin Louis was almost constantly in revolt against his father.
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, but was pardoned once more and became one of the king's most trusted officers.