Minor Characters (Tart Magica)

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A list of all minor characters from Puella Magi Tart Magica.

Bertrand de Poulengy

Another squire of Vaucouleurs who, like Jean de Metz, accompanied Jeanne to Chinon. He also gave quite a bit of witness testimony regarding La Pucelle and indicated that he had been to Domremy many times to visit La Pucelle's family. He was probably ordered there as a part of the investigation into her life, but it's thought that he also held a deep faith in La Pucelle.

He only appears in Volume 2.

Catherine

Tart's younger sister. She only appears in volume 1 where she is first seen chasing after a fairy-like apparition that turns out to be a witch's familiar. After being rescued by Riz, Catherine and Tart were taught sword fighting as a means of defending themselves. When Riz went out on an escort mission, soldiers who had been lying in wait ambushed the village of Domremy burning it to the ground and slaughtering the helpless citizens. Catherine was able to fend off and kill a soldier before he could harm Tart, but was instead impaled through the back in front of her sister while she was distracted.

Charles de Valois

The fifth son of the previous French King, Charles VI, and the crown prince (Dauphin) of the French monarchy. By 1417, all four of his holder brothers had died, and Charles was named crown prince. But not long after, the alliance of England and Burgundy forced Charles VI to sign the Treaty of Troyes, denying his son Charles his birthright as heir to the throne. A Burgundian chronicler wrote that Charles VII was extremely thin, gangly, and weak-boned with an odd, wavering gait. It was a pretty awful description, even from an enemy political faction.

George de la Tremoille

The Grand Chamberlain of the royal court of the Dauphin Charles. The Grand Chamberlain is the highest civil post in the Kingdom, and Georges buried quite a number of political opponents to attain the position. He was also a very wealthy man, and by loaning money to the impoverished state commanded by the Dauphin Charles, he gained an enormous amount of behind-the-scenes influence on the royal court. Gilles de Rais is a distant cousin of his.

Gilles de Montmotency-Laval

Also known as Gilles de Rais. The head of the prestigious noble family Laval and a subordinate of the Duke d'Anjou, a central player in the side supporting the Dauphin Charles. Gilles inerited his estate at eleven years old when his parent died, and he was raised by his grandfather on his mother's side. His mother's side of the family was the pedigreed Craon family that included the second Grand master of the Knights Templar, Robert de Craon. And since there was no male heir bearing the Craon name, Gilles was set to inherit nearly all of the wealth from both sides of his family, meaning that as a young nobleman he was promised more wealth than the king. It's said that he later became the model for the French children's story, Bluebeard.

Jean de Dunois

Also known as the Batard d'Orleans (The bastard of Orleans). The illegitimate child of Louis de Valois, the Duke of Orelans and a part of the French royal family. As a cousin and the same age as the Dauphin Charles, he was raised alongside the Dauphin until they were both ten years old. Because of that, the Dauphin name him the man he could most rely on, and the BAtard took that seriously, taking up a sword at the age of sixteen and fighting for his country ever after.

Jean de Metz

A squire of Vaucouleurs. He was one of the witnesses who testified about La Pucelle's red clothes, the first time he met her in Vaucouleurs, the things that happend on the road to Chinon, and how he was moved by the words she uttered in his presence. Even now,there is a small road leading from the keep at Vaucouleurs called "Passage Jean de Metz." It's possible that he lived on that road during the time of Jeanne.

He only appears in Volume 2.

John Talbot

A man with a reputation for being an excellent military commander and a captain at the Siege of Orleans. He appears as an intelligent and popular commander character in Shakespeare's play, Henry VI, Part 1, and he is also known in British literature as the English Achilles. They say he was even admired by the French for his long military history and for his pattern of always treating his enemy with respect.

Milene

Milene is the girlfriend of Etienne and the mother of Melissa. She was a strong-willed woman who drove Etienne out with harsh words after he told her he was leaving to become a mercenary. Knowing how much he valued his freedom and not wanting him to give up his life to become a father, she purposefully hid her pregnancy from him. She later contracted plague and died as a result.

Rene d'Anjou

Brother-in-law of the Dauphin Charles and second son of Yolande d'Aragon. Since Robert de Baudricourt had a close relationship with him as his councilor, Rene agreed to see La Pucelle and played a central role in acting as a go-between when she requested an audience with the Dauphin. At the time, he was in a rather difficult position - while his family's main house were supporters of the Dauphin Charles, the rest of the d'Anjou family were supports of England. This left him stuck between a rock and a hard place. His decision and actions led to results he never anticipated.

Robert de Baudricourt

The leader of the garrison at Vaucoleurs and a councilor to Rene, the brother-in-law of the Dauphin Charles. When La Pucelle requested an audience with the Dauphin, he was the very first person in power to believe in her. He is reported to have said to her as she left Vaucouleurs, "Va, va et advienne que pourra," which means, "Go, go and come what may." In English, the statement may seem as if he doesn't care, but in French it has a nuance of entreaty and encouragement.

He appears at the end of Volume 1 and the beginning of Volume 2.

William de la Pole

The commander of the English forces besieging Orleans. He ascended to the position following a field promotion after the previous supreme commander died. He had been a soldier from the time of his youth, but in terms of age, battle experience, and popularity with the troops, he did not measure up to John Talbot. The single deciding factor that allowed him the position was his higher rank in the peerage, and perhaps it was for that reason that he was obsessive about the task of invading Orleans as soon as possible.

William Glasdale

An English military captain. In the Siege of Orleans, he commanded some five hundred men at the strategically vital fort of Les Tourelles, but it's said that at the height of battle, he met an unexpected end when he fell into the Loire River and drowned. They say he viewed the sudden addition of La Pucelle to the French army with open disgust, and rumor suggested that his ignominious death was divine retribution for the insults he threw at her.

Yolande d'Aragon

The Dauphin Charles' mother-in-law, and the daughter of King John I (John the Hunter) of the Kingdom of Aragon in the north of modern-day Spain. She and her husband, the Duke of Anjou, provided support for the Dauphin Charles when he was chased out of Paris and arranged for his marriage to her daughter, Marie. She and her husband were central players int he Dauphin's faction at a time when the strength of the allied English and Burgundian faction seemed overwhelming. At the same time, they opposed the strength of La Tremoille's position which led to infighting within the royal court.

Riz's former companions

Magical girls that Riz and Kyubey sought out in search of the hero Riz's wish would bring before she met Tart. All of these girls turned out to not be the one, and either died in battle or turned into witches.

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