Jean Chartier

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Jean Chartier (d. 1464) was the official royal historiographer for the Valois court from 1437 to 1461. He operated out of the Dominican Abbey of Saint-Denis outside of Paris where he wrote a Latin and French chronicle of the life of King Charles VII of France. His elder brothers were Guillaume Chartier, bishop of Paris from 1447 to 1472, and Alain Chartier, a famous poet and political writer.