Bertrand du Guesclin ( Breton: Beltram Gwesklin; c. 1320 – 13 July 1380), nicknamed " The Eagle of Brittany " or " The Black Dog of Brocéliande ", was a Breton knight and an important military commander on the French side during the Hundred Years' War. From 1370 to his death, he was Constable of France for King Charles V.
- c. 1320, Broons
- 13 July 1380 (aged c. 60), Châteauneuf-de-Randon
Bertrand du Guesclin, (born c. 1320, La Motte, near Dinan, France—died July 13, 1380, Châteauneuf-de-Randon), national French hero, an outstanding military leader during the early part of the Hundred Years’ War (1337–1453).
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Bertrand du Guesclin, aussi nommé « Bertran du Guesclin » 1, né vers 1320 a au château de la Motte-Broons, à Broons près de Dinan, et mort le 13 juillet 1380 devant Châteauneuf-de-Randon, est un noble breton, connétable de France et de Castille, personnage majeur de la première partie de la guerre de Cent Ans .
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Bertrand Du Guesclin (bĕrträN´ dü gĕklăN´), c.1320–80, constable of France (1370–80), greatest French soldier of his time. A Breton, he initially served Charles of Blois in the War of the Breton Succession. Charles was supported by the French crown, while his rival was allied with England. In 1356–57, Du Guesclin held Rennes ...
Du Guesclin, who was familiar with the roads and trails of eastern Brittany, was captain of a band of irregular troops that operated from the forest of Paimpont, a short distance west of Rennes. Du Guesclin’s band conducted hit-and-run attacks during the 1340s on Montfortian towns and castles in the region.
May 1, 2022 · Bertrand du Guesclin (or Du Gueselin) (c. 1320 – 13 July 1380), known as the Eagle of Brittany, was a Breton knight and French military commander during the Hundred Years' War. He was Constable of France from 1370 to his death.
Bertrand du Guesclin. Bertrand du Guesclin (c. 1320 – 13 July 1380 ), was a French knight from Brittany who fought in the Hundred Years' War. He was Constable of France from 1370 to his death. He was important to the French successes in the war under Charles V of France . Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bertrand du Guesclin. This short ...
May 1, 2023 · Bertrand du Guesclin was buried, on the command of King Charles V, in Saint-Denis, the burial ground of the French kings. He was a highly skilled commander whose military capabilities contributed to France's successes, so he deserved an honorable royal burial. Written by – A. Sutherland - AncientPages.com Senior Staff Writer
Du Guesclin, Bertrand. Du Guesclin, Bertrand bĕrträN´ dü gĕklăN´ [ key], c.1320–80, constable of France (1370–80), greatest French soldier of his time. A Breton, he initially served Charles of Blois in the War of the Breton Succession. Charles was supported by the French crown, while his rival was allied with England.
Aîné d'une famille de la petite noblesse, Bertrand Du Guesclin fait ses premières armes en tournoi. La Bretagne étant devenue un enjeu de la rivalité franco-anglaise, il est recruté, en 1355, comme mercenaire pour le compte de Charles de Blois, soutenu par le roi de France Jean II le Bon.
BERTRAND DU GUESCLIN (c. 1320-1380), constable of France, the most famous French warrior of his age, was born of an ancient but undistinguished family at the castle of La MotteBroons (Dinan). The date of his birth is doubtful, the authorities varying between 1311 and 1324.
Bertrand du Guesclin, nicknamed "The Eagle of Brittany" or "The Black Dog of Brocéliande", was a Breton knight and an important military commander on the French side during the Hundred Years' War. He was Constable of France for King Charles V from 1370 until his death.