Jan II de Vredige van Brabant, hertog (1275 - 1312) MP

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Nicknames: "The Peaceable"
Birthplace: Tervuren, Brabant, Belgium
Death: Died in Tervuren, Brabant, Belgium
Occupation: Duke of Brabant, seigneur de Wavre
Managed by: Kenneth J Burgos
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About Jan II de Vredige van Brabant, hertog

  • Jean II de Brabant, Duc de Brabant1
  • M, b. 27 September 1275, d. 27 October 1312
  • Jean II de Brabant, Duc de Brabant was born on 27 September 1275.
  • He was the son of Jean I de Brabant, Duc de Brabant and Marguerite de Flandre.
  • He married Margaret of England, daughter of Edward I 'Longshanks', King of England and Eleanor de Castilla, Comtesse de Ponthieu, on 8 July 1290 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.
  • He died on 27 October 1312 at age 37 at Tervueren.
  • Jean II de Brabant, Duc de Brabant also went by the nick-name of Jean 'the Peaceful'.
  • He gained the title of Duc de Brabant in 1294.
  • Child of Jean II de Brabant, Duc de Brabant and Margaret of England
  1. .Jean III de Brabant, Duc de Brabant+2 b. 1300, d. 5 Dec 1355

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  • John II: Gros tournoisOn July 8, 1290, John married Margaret Plantagenet in Westminster Abbey, London. She was a daughter of King Edward I of England and his first Queen consort Eleanor of Castile. Only one child was born out of this marriage, John III, Duke of Brabant.
  • During the reign of John II, Brabant continues supporting a coalition to stop French expansion. He tried to conquer South Holland (district of medieval Holland) from the pro-french count John II of Holland, but was not successful. John, who suffered from kidney stones and wanted his duchy to be peacefully handed over to his son upon his death, in 1312 signed the famous Charter of Kortenberg.
  • After his death John II was buried in the St. Michael and Gudula Cathedral in Brussels.

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John II, Duke of Brabant

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John II van Brabant (September 27, 1275 – October 27, 1312, Tervuren), also called John the Peaceful, was Duke of Brabant, Lothier and Limburg (1294–1312). He was the son of John I of Brabant and Margaretha of Flanders, daughter of Guy of Dampierre.

On July 8, 1290, John married Margaret Plantagenet in Westminster Abbey, London. She was a daughter of King Edward I of England and his first Queen consort Eleanor of Castile. Only one child was born out of this marriage, John III, Duke of Brabant.

During the reign of John II, Brabant continues supporting a coalition to stop French expansion. He tried to conquer South Holland (district of medieval Holland) from the pro-french count John II of Holland, but was not successful. John, who suffered from kidney stones and wanted his duchy to be peacefully handed over to his son upon his death, in 1312 signed the famous Charter of Kortenberg.

After his death John II was buried in the St. Michael and Gudula Cathedral in Brussels.

See also: Dukes of Brabant family tree

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_II,_Duke_of_Brabant -------------------- Histoire généalogique de la maison de Beaufort-Spontin extrait du Tome II du Miroir des Notabilités Nobiliaires de Belgique, des Pays-Bas et du Nord de la France

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Jan II, hertog van Brabant's Timeline

1275
September 27, 1275
Tervuren, Brabant, Belgium
1290
July 8, 1290
Age 14
Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England
1294
1294
Age 18
1295
1295
Age 19
Glimes, Région Wallonne, Belgique
1300
October 20, 1300
Age 25
Tervuren, Brabant, Belgium
1310
1310
Age 34
Witthem
1312
October 27, 1312
Age 37
Tervuren, Brabant, Belgium
1312
Age 36
Heusden, North Brabant, The Netherlands
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Brussels, Brussels, Belgium