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Charles 'le Magnanime' de Valois, baron de Châteauneuf

Also Known As: "Magnanime", "Count Charles II of /Alençon/"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Fontainebleau, Seine-et-Marne, Ile-de-France, France
Death: Died in Crécy, Nievre, Bourgogne, France
Cause of death: Died in battle.
Place of Burial: St Jacques, Paris, Seine, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles de France, comte de Valois and Marguerite d'Anjou, comtesse d'Anjou et du Maine
Husband of María Nuñez de la Cerda y Lara and Jeanne Comtesse de Joigny
Father of Isabelle of Alencon; Pierre II de Valois, comte d'Alençon; Archbishop Charles III of Lyon; Cardinal Philipp of the Roman Catholic Church; Count Robert of Perche and 2 others
Brother of Isabelle de Valois; Phillippe VI le Fortuné, roi de France; Jeanne de Valois; Marguerite de Valois and Catherine de Valois
Half brother of Marguerite de Brossard; Antoine de Brossard; Anne De Brossard; Jean de Valois Comte de Chartres; Catherine II de Valois-Courtenay, titular Empress of Constantinople and 6 others

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About Charles 'le Magnanime' de Valois, baron de Châteauneuf

Charles II of Alençon

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_II,_Count_of_Alen%C3%A7on

Tomb Effigy of Charles d'AlenconCharles II of Alençon, called the Magnanimous (1297 – August 26, 1346) was the second son of Charles of Valois and his first wife Margaret. He was Count of Alençon, Perche (1325–1346), Count of Chartres and Count of Joigny (1335–1336).

He married in April 1314 Jeanne of Joigny, who succeeded her father John II as Countess of Joigny in 1335 but died on September 2, 1336. They had no children.

He showed a marked, if foolhardy courage from the time of his first taking up arms (1324, in Aquitaine), and took part in the Battle of Cassel (1328).

In December 1336, he married Maria de la Cerda (1310 – November 19, 1379, Paris), the daughter of Fernando de la Cerda, Lord of Lara. They had five children:

Charles III of Alençon (1337 – July 5, 1375, Lyon)

Philip of Alençon (1338–1397, Rome), made Bishop of Beauvais in 1356, later Cardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Patriarch of Aquileia, and Bishop of Ostia and Sabina

Peter II of Alençon (1340 – September 20, 1404)

Isabelle (1342 – September 3, 1379, Poissy), became a nun

Robert of Alençon (1344–1377), Count of Perche, married April 5, 1374 Jeanne, daughter of Viscount John I of Rohan


Coat of arms of the counts and dukes of Alençon of the House of Valois.

Coat of arms of the counts of Perche.He entered the War of the Breton Succession in 1340, and was subsequently killed at the Battle of Crécy.

He was succeeded in Alençon by his son Charles, and in Perche by his son Robert.

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Charles II of Alençon

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Charles II of Alençon, called the Magnanimous (1297 – August 26, 1346) was the second son of Charles of Valois and his first wife Margaret. He was Count of Alençon, Perche (1325–1346), Count of Chartres and Count of Joigny (1335–1336).

He married in April 1314 Jeanne of Joigny, who succeeded her father John II as Countess of Joigny in 1335 but died on September 2, 1336. They had no children.

He showed a marked, if foolhardy courage from the time of his first taking up arms (1324, in Aquitaine), and took part in the Battle of Cassel (1328).

In December 1336, he married Maria de la Cerda (1310 – November 19, 1379, Paris), the daughter of Fernando de la Cerda, Lord of Lara. They had five children:

Charles III of Alençon (1337 – July 5, 1375, Lyon)

Philip of Alençon (1338–1397, Rome), made Bishop of Beauvais in 1356, later Cardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Patriarch of Aquileia, and Bishop of Ostia and Sabina

Peter II of Alençon (1340 – September 20, 1404)

Isabelle (1342 – September 3, 1379, Poissy), became a nun

Robert of Alençon (1344–1377), Count of Perche, married April 5, 1374 Jeanne, daughter of Viscount John I of Rohan

He entered the War of the Breton Succession in 1340, and was subsequently killed at the Battle of Crécy.

He was succeeded in Alençon by his son Charles, and in Perche by his son Robert.

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Charles 'le Magnanime' de Valois, baron de Châteauneuf's Timeline

1297
1297
Fontainebleau, Seine-et-Marne, Ile-de-France, France
1314
April 1314
Age 17
France
1336
December 13, 1336
Age 39
1337
1337
Age 40
France
1338
1338
Age 41
France
1340
1340
Age 43
Alencon,Bell,Orne,France
1341
1341
Age 44
France
1344
1344
Age 47
France
1346
August 26, 1346
Age 49
Crécy, Nievre, Bourgogne, France
1346
Age 49
St Jacques, Paris, Seine, France