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Robert II II Comte de Dreux, comte de Dreux & de Braine

Also Known As: "comte de Dreux", "Robert II", "Robert II de Dreux", "comte de Dreux & de Braine (Geni Tree Match) Too Many Ancestors"
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Birthplace: Braine, Aisne, Picardy, France
Death: Died in Dreux, Eure-et-Loire, Beauce/Centre, France
Place of Burial: Abbaye de Braine, St. Ives, Braine, France
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Son of Robert I, comte de Dreux and Agnès de Baudément
Husband of Yolande DE COUCI and Yolande de Coucy, Countess of Coucy
Ex-husband of Mahaut de Bourgogne, comtesse de Grignon
Father of Robert III, comte de Dreux; Pierre I de Dreux, Duke of Brittany; Isabelle de Dreux; Eleanor de Dreux; Alix de Dreux, dame de Salins and 8 others
Brother of Massilie Beatrix de Dreux; Pierre Dreux; Guillaume Dreux, Braye; Philippe of Beauvis de Dreux, Vidame de Gerberoy; Jean de Dreux and 3 others
Half brother of Pétronille de Brienne; Simon, Seigneur de La Noue; Alix de Dreux and Alice (Adèle ou Asélaïde) de Dreux

Occupation: Conde de Dreux e Braine, Comte, de Dreux, de Braîne, Sieur, de Brie-Comte-Robert, de la Fère, de Pontarcy, de Quincy, Croisé, Count of Dreux and Braine, Comte de Dreux &de Braine, Count of Dreux
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About Robert II, comte de Dreux

Robert II of Dreux (1154 – 28 December 1218), Count of Dreux and Braine, was the eldest surviving son of Robert I, Count of Dreux, and Agnes de Baudemont, countess of Braine, and a grandson of King Louis VI of France.

He participated in the Third Crusade, at the Siege of Acre and the Battle of Arsuf. He took part in the war in Normandy against the Angevin Kings between 1193 and 1204. Count Robert had seized the castle of Nonancourt from Richard I of England while he was imprisoned in Germany in late-1193. The count also participated in the Albigensian Crusade in 1210. In 1214 he fought alongside King Philip Augustus at the Battle of Bouvines.

His first marriage with Mahaut de Bourgogne (1150–1192) in 1178 ended with separation in 1181 and produced no children. His second marriage to Yolande de Coucy (1164–1222) produced several children, the sons including Robert III (c. 1185–1234), Count of Dreux and Braine, Peter (c. 1190–1250), Duke of Brittany, Henry of Dreux (c. 1193–1240) Archbishop of Reims and John of Dreux (c. 1198–1239), Count of Vienne and Mâcon.

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Robert II of Dreux (1154 – 28 December 1218), Count of Dreux and Braine, was the eldest surviving son of Robert I, Count of Dreux, and Agnes de Baudemont, countess of Braine, and a grandson of King Louis VI of France.[1]

He participated in the Third Crusade, at the Siege of Acre[2] and the Battle of Arsuf. He took part in the war in Normandy against the Angevin Kings between 1193 and 1204. Count Robert had seized the castle of Nonancourt from Richard I of England while he was imprisoned in Germany in late-1193. The count also participated in the Albigensian Crusade in 1210. In 1214 he fought alongside King Philip Augustus at the Battle of Bouvines.

Contents

   * 1 Marriages and Children
   * 2 Ancestry
   * 3 Notes
   * 4 References

Marriages and Children

His first marriage with Mahaut of Burgundy (1150–1192) in 1178 ended with separation in 1181 and produced no children. The excuse for the annullment was consangunity. Mahaut and Robert were both great-great grandchildren William I, Count of Burgundy and his wife Etiennete and they were both Capetian descendants of Robert II of France. [3]

His second marriage to Yolande de Coucy (1164–1222) produced several children:

  • Robert III (c. 1185–1234), Count of Dreux and Braine.
  • Peter (c. 1190–1250), Duke of Brittany.
  • Henry of Dreux (c. 1193–1240) Archbishop of Reims.
  • John of Dreux (c. 1198–1239), Count of Vienne and Mâcon.
  • Philippa (1192–1242), who married Henry II of Bar.
  • Alix of Dreux, married Walter IV of Vienne, Lord of Salins, then married Renard II of Choiseul.

Notes

  1. ^ Gislebertus of Mons, Chronicle of Hainaut, Trans. Laura Napran, (Boydell Press, 2005), 110.
  2. ^ Nicholson, Robert Lawrence, Joscelyn III and the fall of the crusader states 1134-1199, (Brill, 1973), 184.
  3. ^ Histoire des ducs de Bourgogne de la race Capétienne, Vol.3, Ed. Ernest Petit, (Imprimerie Darantiere, 1889), 32.
  4. ^ Mémoires de la Société des lettres, sciences et arts de Bar-le-Duc, Vol.2, Ed. Société des lettres, sciences et arts de Bar-le-Duc, (Contant Laguerre Imprimeur Editeur, 1903), 236.
  5. ^ Evergates, Theodore, Aristocratic women in medieval France, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999), 102.

References

   * Evergates, Theodore, Aristocratic women in medieval France, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.
   * Gislebertus of Mons, Chronicle of Hainaut, Trans. Laura Napran, Boydell Press, 2005.
   * Histoire des ducs de Bourgogne de la race Capétienne, Vol.3, Ed. Ernest Petit, Imprimerie Darantiere, 1889.
   * Mémoires de la Société des lettres, sciences et arts de Bar-le-Duc, Vol.2, Ed. Société des lettres, sciences et arts de Bar-le-Duc, Contant Laguerre Imprimeur Editeur, 1903.
   * Nicholson, Robert Lawrence, Joscelyn III and the fall of the crusader states 1134-1199, Brill, 1973.

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1154
1154
Braine, Aisne, Picardy, France
1178
1178
Age 24
1184
1184
Age 30
Dreux,Eure-et-loire,France
1185
1185
Age 31
Dreux, Eure-Et-Loire, France
1186
1186
Age 32
Braine, Aisne, Picardy, France
1188
1188
Age 34
France
1188
Age 34
Dreux (Eure Et Loire) France
1189
1189
Age 35
Dreux, Eure-et-Loir, Centre, France
1192
1192
Age 38
1192
Age 38
Eure, Loire, Rhone-Alpes, France