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Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard


Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard was a French knight, generally known as the Chevalier de Bayard. Throughout the centuries since his death, he has been known as "the knight without fear and beyond reproach". He himself however, preferred the name given him by his contemporaries for his gaiety and kindness, "le bon chevalier", or "the good knight".


  • Early life 

  • 1490 - Service of King Charles VIII of France 

  • 1508 - Service of King Louis XII of France 

  • 1515 - Service of King Francis I of France 

  • Legacy 

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