In 1 555 he was one of the French deputies at the conferences held at Mark near Ardres to discuss peace with England.
ARDRES, a town of northern France in the department of Pas-de-Calais, 101 m.
FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD, the French Camp du drag d'or, the name given to the place between Guines and Ardres where henry VIII.
In 1546, after the signature of the treaty of Ardres, he was sent on an embassy to England, in 1550 to Venice, and afterwards to Rome, where he obtained the election of Pope Paul IV.
The treaty of Ardres had left two bones of contention: the cession of Boulogne to England and the exclusion of the Scotch from the terms of H~Iy II.
Guichard's son, Edward of Beaujeu, marshal of France, fought at Crecy, and perished in the battle of Ardres in 1351.