Jean I de Blois-Châtillon, comte de Penthièvre

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Jean I de Blois-Châtillon, comte de Porcien

Spanish: Jean de Châtillon-Porcien, Conde de Porcien
Also Known As: "Jean de Bloise"
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Birthplace: Verberie, Oise, Picardy, France
Death: between January 16, 1403 and January 25, 1404 (62-64)
Guingamp, Cotes-d'Armor, Brittany, France
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Son of Charles de Blois, Duc de Bretagne and Jeanne de Penthièvre, la boiteuse, duchesse de Bretagne
Husband of Marguerite de Clisson
Father of Charles de Blois-Châtillon, Baron d´Avaugour; Guillaume de Blois-Châtillon, Vicomte de Limoges, Seigneur d´Avesnes et de Nouvion-en-Thièr; Olivier de Châtillon-Blois, Comte de Penthièvre. Vicomte de Limoges; Jean de Châtillon-Blois, comte de Penthièvre; Jeanne de Blois-Châtillon and 1 other
Brother of Marguerite de Blois; Marie de Blois-Châtillon; Gui de Châtillon and Henri de Blois-Châtillon

Occupation: Comte de Penthièvre et de Goelo. Vicomte de Limoges. Seigneur d´Avaugour, de Landrecies, de Nouvion-en-Thièrache
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Jean I de Blois-Châtillon

Comte de Penthièvre et de Goelo. Vicomte de Limoges. Seigneur d´Avaugour, de Landrecies, de Nouvion-en-Thièrache

By virtue of the treaty of Brétigny, Jean II of France had to pay three million gold crowns, to Edward III of England, for his ransom, and would be released after he paid one million. As a guarantee for the payment of his ransom, John gave as hostages two of his sons, several princes and nobles, four inhabitants of Paris, and two citizens from each of the nineteen principal towns of France.Jean Châtillon, Comte de Porcien, was one of the nobles held as hostage. This treaty was ratified and sworn to by the two kings and by their eldest sons on 24 October 1360 at Calais.