- Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/, Comte de,Bastard of Orleans, 1403?–68, French military leader: relieved by Joan of Arc and her troops when besieged at Orleans.
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That she was reticent, we shall prove from evidence of d'Aulon and Dunois.The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories
The friend of Dunois and Xaintrailles could have had no better end.The Story of Rouen
Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
With Dunois, who tells the story, she went to see Charles at the castle of Loches.
As they went from Reims after the coronation, Dunois and the archbishop were riding by her rein.
"How dared you speak so to the king," said Dunois to Chimay.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times
Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
- Jean (ʒɑ̃), Comte de Dunois, known as the Bastard of Orléans. ?1403–68, French military commander, who defended Orléans against the English until the siege was raised by Joan of Arc (1429)