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Guy De Thouars
(1157-1213)
Constance De Bretagne
(1161-1201)
Pierre De Dreux I
(1190-1251)
Alix De Thouars
(1201-1221)

Count Of Bretagne Jean De Dreux I
(1217-1286)

 

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Blanche De Champagne

Count Of Bretagne Jean De Dreux I

  • Born: 1217, Bretagne, France
  • Marriage: Blanche De Champagne on 16 Jan 1236 in Rennes, lle-Et-Vilaine, France
  • Died: 8 Oct 1286, Chateau de l'Isle, France aged 69
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bullet  General Notes:

John I of Dreux (in French Jean I de Dreux) (1217-1286), known as "the Red" (le Roux) due to the colour of his beard, was Duke of Brittany, from 1237 to his death. He was son of Duke Peter I and Alix of Thouars, heiress of the duchy. In 1236 John married Princess Blanche of Navarre (daughter of Theobald I), daughter of Theobald IV of Champagne.

John was nominal duke from 1221, date of his mother's death, although his father ruled as regent until he reached adulthood

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

He was awarded the title of Duke of Brittany in 1237


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Jean married Blanche De Champagne, daughter of Theobald I De Champagne and Agnes Of Beaujeu, on 16 Jan 1236 in Rennes, lle-Et-Vilaine, France. (Blanche De Champagne was born in 1220 in Pamploma, Navarre, Spain 37 and died on 11 Aug 1283 in Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France 37.)




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