John I (French: Jean sans Peur ; Dutch: Jan zonder Vrees; 28 May 1371 – 10 September 1419) was a scion of the French royal family who ruled the Burgundian State from 1404 until his death in 1419. He played a key role in French national affairs during the early 15th century,  particularly in the struggles to rule the country for the ...
John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy, was assassinated on the bridge at Montereau on 10 September 1419 during a parley with the French dauphin (the future Charles VII of France ), by Tanneguy du Chastel and Jean Louvet, the dauphin's close counsellors.
John, byname John The Fearless, French Jean Sans Peur, (born May 28, 1371, Rouvres, Burgundy—died Sept. 10, 1419, Montereau, Fr.), second duke of Burgundy (1404–19) of the Valois line, who played a major role in French affairs in the early 15th century.
John (The Fearless) Years ruled: 1404 - 1419. Son of: Philip the Bold. Married to: Margaret of Bavaria (1385) Children: Philip the Good John earned the moniker Fearless during a crusade he attempted to lead against the Turks in Nikopol in 1396. The crusaders were defeated and John was captured.
John the Fearless, the second Valois Duke of Burgundy, was born to Margaret of Male in Dijon on May 28, 1371. When his maternal grandfather, Louis, Count of Flanders died in 1384, John received the county of Nevers and up until the death of his father was known as John of Nevers.
Biography: John the Fearless ruled the Duchy of Burgundy 1404-1419 with ruthlessness and cunning and played a major role in the politics of France in the 15th century. He inherited the title after the death of his father Philip the Bold, who was part of the royal house of Valois as the son of French King John II.
John the Fearless (French, Dutch language: Jan zonder Vrees ), also John II, Duke of Burgundy, known as John of Valois and John of Burgundy (28 May 1371 – 10 September 1419), was Duke of Burgundy from 1404 to 1419. For a period he was regent for his mentally ill first cousin Charles VI of France...
Medlands. John the Fearless (May 28, 1371 – September 10 1419), was Duke of Burgundy, first pair de France, Count of Flanders, Comte Palatin de Bourgogne, and Regent of France. Born in Dijon, John was the son of Philip the Bold and Margaret III, Countess of Flanders.
John the Fearless, second Duke of Burgundy, is one of the more dramatic and puzzling characters among medieval rulers. He inherited the newly created duchy from his father, and defended and...
John the Fearless, second Duke of Burgundy, is one of the more dramatic and puzzling characters among medieval rulers. He inherited the newly created duchy from his father, and defended and developed its power ruthlessly during his ducal reign (1404-1419).