Geoffrey II, duke of Brittany

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Lithuanian: Džefris
Also Known As: "Geoffrey of England", "Geoffrey Plantagenet"
Birthplace: Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: August 19, 1186 (27)
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Place of Burial: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry II "Curtmantle", King of England and Eleanor d'Aquitaine, Queen Consort of England
Husband of Constance, duchess of Brittany
Father of Matilda; Eleanor of Brittany and Arthur, duke of Brittany
Brother of William IX, count of Poitiers; Henry the Young King; Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony; Richard "the Lionheart", king of England; Philip, Prince of England and 3 others
Half brother of Marie Capet de France, comtesse de Champagne; Alice de France, Comtesse de Blois; Geoffrey, Archbishop of York; William Longespée, 3rd Earl of Salisbury; Morgan, bishop of Durham and 2 others

Occupation: Duke of Brittany
Managed by: Henn Sarv
Last Updated:

About Geoffrey II, duke of Brittany

"Geoffrey II (23 September 1158 – 19 August 1186) was Duke of Brittany between 1181 and 1186, through his marriage with the heiress Constance. Geoffrey was the fourth son of King Henry II of England and Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine"




Citations / Sources:

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 60. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

[S12] #497 Die Nachkommen Karls des Großen (1964), Brandenburg, Erich, (Frankfurt am Main: Zentralstelle für Deutsche Personen- und Familiengeschichte, 1964), FHL book 940 D5be., Tafel 9 gen 14 no. 118b.

[S17] Plantagenet Ancestry, 2011 ed., Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor, 2nd edition, 2011.), vol. 1 p. 15.

[S22] #374 The Lineage and Ancestry of H. R. H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (1977), Paget, Gerald, (2 volumes. Baltimore: Geneal. Pub., 1977), FHL book Q 942 D22pg., vol. 1 p. 14.

[S23] #849 Burke's Guide to the Royal Family (1973), (London: Burke's Peerage, c1973), FHl book 942 D22bgr., p. 195.

[S36] #89 A Genealogical History of the Kings of England, and Monarchs of Great Britain, & C. From the Conquest, Anno 1066 to the Year, 1677, Sandford, Francis, (London: Thomas Newcomb, 1677), FHL microfilm 599,670 item 3., p. 67-68.

[S37] #93 [Book version] The Dictionary of National Biography: from the Earliest Times to 1900 (1885-1900, reprint 1993), Stephen, Leslie, (22 volumes. 1885-1900. Reprint, Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1993), FHL book 920.042 D561n., vol. 21 p. 136-138.

[S39] Medieval, royalty, nobility family group sheets (filmed 1996), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family History Department. Medieval Family History Unit, (Manuscript. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1996), FHL film 1553977-1553985..

[S40] Handbook of British Chronology (1986), Fryde, E. B., editor, (Royal Historical Society guides and handbooks, no. 2. London: Offices of the Royal Historical Society, 1986), FHL book 942 C4rg no. 2., p. 36.

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Geoffrey II, duke of Brittany's Timeline

September 23, 1158
Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England (United Kingdom)
Age 22