Pierre de Valois (c.1340 - 1404)

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Birthplace: Alencon,Bell,Orne,France
Death: Died in Argentan, Orne, Normandie, France
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Peter II of Alençon

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Peter II of Alençon, called the Noble (1340 – September 20, 1404, Argentan), was the son of Charles II of Alençon and Maria de la Cerda. He was Count of Alençon 1361–1404 and Count of Perche 1377–1404.

Knighted in 1350, he was one of the hostages exchanged for King John after the Battle of Poitiers, and did not return to France until 1370. He and his brother Robert campaigned against the English in Aquitaine, taking Limoges, but failed to capture Usson (1371).

On October 10, 1371, he married Marie Chamaillart, Viscountess of Beaumont-au-Maine (d. Argentan November 18, 1425). They had eight children:

Marie of Alencon (29 March 1373–1417), married 1390 in Paris John VII of Harcourt, Count of Harcourt and Aumale (d. 1452).

Peter (1374–1375)

John (1375–1376)

Marie (1377)

Jeanne (1378–1403, Argentan)

Catherine (1380, Verneuil – June 25, 1462, Paris), married 1411 in Alençon Peter d'Évreux, Infante of Navarre and Count of Mortain (1366–1412), married October 1, 1413 in Paris Louis VII, Duke of Bavaria-Ingolstadt (1365–1447)

Marguerite (1383 – aft. 1400), became a nun at Argentan

John I of Alençon (1385–1415)

He subsequently fought under Guesclin in Brittany and was wounded before Hennebont, and took part in an expedition against William I of Guelders in 1388.

He also had one illegitimate son:

Peter, "Bastard of Alençon" (d. aft. January 1422), Lord of Aunou

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Pierre II de Valois, comte d'Alençon's Timeline

1340
1340
Alencon,Bell,Orne,France
1371
September 20, 1371
Age 31
Alençon,Bell,Orne,France
1373
March 29, 1373
Age 33
France
1375
1375
Age 35
France
1377
1377
Age 37
France
1381
1381
Age 41
France
1382
1382
Age 42
France
1385
May 9, 1385
Age 45
France
1404
September 20, 1404
Age 64
Argentan, Orne, Normandie, France
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