1473 – Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard was born at the Château Bayard, Dauphiné.
1487 – Served as a page to Charles I of Savoy, until Charles VIII of France promoted him to be one of the royal followers under the seigneur (lord) de Ligry.
1494 – Accompanied Charles VIII into Italy
1945 – Knighted after the Battle of Fornovo where he had captured a standard.
1502 – Entering Milan alone in pursuit of the enemy, taken as prisoner, but was set free without a ransom by Ludovico Sforza, he was wounded at Canossa.
1508 – Distinguished himself again at the siege of Genoa by Louis XII.
1509 – The king made him captain of a company of horse and foot.
1512 – Served in the Battle of Ravenna.
1524 – Wounded by an arquebus ball, he died 30th of April in the midst of the enemy.
His last words were "Pity me not. I die as a man of honour ought, in discharge of my duty. They indeed are objects of pity who fight against their king, their country, and their oath."