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Jean II

Male 1239 - 1309  (70 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Jean II was born on 4 Jan 1239 (son of Jean I and Blanche de Champagne); died on 18 Nov 1309 in Lyons, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.

    Notes:

    Duke of Brittany. Earl of Richmond.

    Jean married Beatrice of England on 22 Jan 1260 in St.-Denis, Paris, France. Beatrice (daughter of Henry III, King of England and Eleanor of Provence, Queen Consort of England) was born on 25 Jun 1242 in Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France; died on 24 Mar 1275 in London, England; was buried in Grey Friars, Greenwich, Kent, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Marie of Brittany was born in 1268; died on 5 Mar 1339; was buried in Abbey of Cercamp, Artois, France.
    2. Blanche de Bretagne was born about 1270; died on 19 Mar 1327 in Château de Bois-de-Vincennes, Paris, France; was buried in St. Jacques, Paris, France.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Jean I was born in 1217 (son of Pierre de Braine and Alix de Thouars); died on 8 Oct 1286.

    Notes:

    Duke of Brittany. Earl of Richmond.

    Jean married Blanche de Champagne on 16 Jan 1235. Blanche (daughter of Thibaut IV-I, King of Navarre and Agnès de Beaujeu) died on 11 Aug 1283. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Blanche de Champagne (daughter of Thibaut IV-I, King of Navarre and Agnès de Beaujeu); died on 11 Aug 1283.
    Children:
    1. 1. Jean II was born on 4 Jan 1239; died on 18 Nov 1309 in Lyons, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Pierre de Braine was born between 1187 and 1190 (son of Robert II and Yolande de Coucy); died about 28 May 1250 in At sea; was buried in Saint-Yved-de-Braine Abbey, near Laon, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 22 Jun 1250, At sea

    Notes:

    Nicknamed "Mauclerc." Duke of Brittany, Earl of Richmond, Count of Penthièvre. In 1237 he resigned the duchy of Brittany in favor of his eldest son John, and thereafter styled himself merely Pierre de Braine, Chevalier.

    He was forced to submit to Louis IX and renounce homage to Henry III, after which his English lands were confiscated in January 1235.

    He fought in the crusade against the Albigensians in 1219 and 1226. In 1239 he led a crusade to Palestine. In 1249 he went on crusade with Louis IX. He was wounded in the face at the Battle of Mansourah, and surrendered with the king at Faraskur in April 1250. Shortly thereafter he died at sea.

    Pierre married Alix de Thouars in Mar 1213. Alix (daughter of Guy de Thouars and Constance of Brittany) was born in 1201; died on 21 Oct 1221; was buried in Convent of the Cordeliers, Nantes, France. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Alix de Thouars was born in 1201 (daughter of Guy de Thouars and Constance of Brittany); died on 21 Oct 1221; was buried in Convent of the Cordeliers, Nantes, France.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brittany. Countess of Richmond.

    Children:
    1. 2. Jean I was born in 1217; died on 8 Oct 1286.
    2. Yolande of Brittany was born in 1218 in Dreux, France; died on 16 Oct 1272 in Château Bouteville, Angoumois, France; was buried in Villeneuve near Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France.

  3. 6.  Thibaut IV-I, King of Navarre was born about 30 May 1201 (son of Thibaut III and Blanca de Navarre); died about 7 Jul 1253 in Pamplona, Navarre, Spain; was buried in Pamplona Cathedral, Pamplona, Spain.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Abt 10 Jul 1253, Pamplona, Navarre, Spain

    Notes:

    Also called Theobald, Teobaldo, etc. Called "the Troubadour", "the Chansonnier", and "the Posthumous", the latter because his father died before he was born. He was count of Champagne (as Thibaut IV) from birth and king of Navarre from 1234.

    He was an initiator of the Baron's Crusade, from which he is said to have brought back to France the rose called rosa gallica "officinalis", and the Chardonnay grape.

    Thibaut married Agnès de Beaujeu in 1222. Agnès (daughter of Guichard IV de Beaujeu and Sybille de Hainaut) died on 11 Jul 1231. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Agnès de Beaujeu (daughter of Guichard IV de Beaujeu and Sybille de Hainaut); died on 11 Jul 1231.
    Children:
    1. 3. Blanche de Champagne died on 11 Aug 1283.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Robert II was born about 1154 (son of Robert I "le Grande" and Agnes de Baudement); died on 28 Dec 1218; was buried in Abbey of St. Yved, Braine, France.

    Notes:

    Count of Dreux and Braine.

    Robert married Yolande de Coucy in 1184. Yolande (daughter of Raoul I de Coucy and Agnès de Hainault) was born in 1164; died on 18 Mar 1222; was buried in Abbey of St. Yved, Braine, France. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Yolande de Coucy was born in 1164 (daughter of Raoul I de Coucy and Agnès de Hainault); died on 18 Mar 1222; was buried in Abbey of St. Yved, Braine, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 22 Mar 1222

    Children:
    1. Robert III "Gasteblé" of Dreux was born in 1185; died on 3 Mar 1234.
    2. 4. Pierre de Braine was born between 1187 and 1190; died about 28 May 1250 in At sea; was buried in Saint-Yved-de-Braine Abbey, near Laon, France.
    3. Philippa of Dreux was born about 1192; died on 17 Mar 1240.

  3. 10.  Guy de Thouars was born about 1155 (son of Geoffroi V and Aumur); died on 13 Apr 1213 in Chemillé, France.

    Guy married Constance of Brittany before Oct 1199. Constance (daughter of Conan IV and Margaret of Huntingdon) was born about 1162; died on 4 Sep 1201 in Nantes, France. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Constance of Brittany was born about 1162 (daughter of Conan IV and Margaret of Huntingdon); died on 4 Sep 1201 in Nantes, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 5 Sep 1201, Nantes, France

    Children:
    1. 5. Alix de Thouars was born in 1201; died on 21 Oct 1221; was buried in Convent of the Cordeliers, Nantes, France.

  5. 12.  Thibaut III was born on 13 May 1179 (son of Henry I of Champagne and Marie of France); died on 24 May 1201.

    Notes:

    Count of Champagne.

    Thibaut married Blanca de Navarre. Blanca (daughter of Sancho VI, King of Navarre and Sancha of Castile, Queen Consort of Navarre) was born after 1177; died in 1229. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Blanca de Navarre was born after 1177 (daughter of Sancho VI, King of Navarre and Sancha of Castile, Queen Consort of Navarre); died in 1229.
    Children:
    1. 6. Thibaut IV-I, King of Navarre was born about 30 May 1201; died about 7 Jul 1253 in Pamplona, Navarre, Spain; was buried in Pamplona Cathedral, Pamplona, Spain.

  7. 14.  Guichard IV de Beaujeu (son of Humbert IV de Beaujeu and Agnes de Thiern); died in 1216.

    Guichard married Sybille de Hainaut in 1196. Sybille (daughter of Baldwin V of Flanders and Marguerite of Lorraine) was born in 1179; died in 1217. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Sybille de Hainaut was born in 1179 (daughter of Baldwin V of Flanders and Marguerite of Lorraine); died in 1217.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1227

    Children:
    1. 7. Agnès de Beaujeu died on 11 Jul 1231.
    2. Humbert V de Beaujeu was born in 1198; died on 21 May 1250 in Syria.