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Jeanne de Châteaudun

Also Known As: "Jeanne", "Dame de Chateau-du-Loir"
Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Châteaudun, Eure-et-Loir, Centre, France
Death: Died in Couptrain, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire, France
Place of Burial: Maubuisson Abbey
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Geoffrey, vicomte de Châteaudun and Clémence des Roches
Wife of Jean de Montfort L'amaury; Jean de Brienne, the Grand Butler of France and Jean I Comte de Montfort, Sieur de Rochefort
Mother of Beatrice de Montfort; Blanche de Fiennes and Isabel De Brienne
Sister of Clémence de Châteaudun, Viscountess Of Châteaudun

Occupation: Dame, de Château-du-Loir, Dame de Chateaudun
Managed by: James Fred Patin, Jr.
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About Jeanne, dame de Châteaudun

Jeanne de Châteaudun1 F, b. after 1219, d. after 1265, #6984

Father Vicomte Geoffrey V of Châteaudun1,2 d. 1249 Mother Clemence des Roches1,2

Reference 11379

Birth* Jeanne de Châteaudun was born after 1219.3 Marriage* She married first John Montfort, son of Amaury VI de Montfort and Beatrice de Bourgogne Montfort/, before March 1248.1,3 Marriage* She married second Jean de Brienne, son of Jean de Brienne and Berengaria de León, in 1251.1,2,3 Death* She died after 1265.1,3

Family 1 John Montfort d. 1249 Child Beatrix de Montfort d. 9 Mar 1311

Family 2 Jean de Brienne b. circa 1225, d. 1296 Child Blanche de Brienne b. c 1252, d. 1302

Last Edited 3 Oct 2004

Citations [S218] Marlyn Lewis, Ancestry of Elizabeth of York. [S168] Frederick Lewis Weis, Ancestral Roots, 120-30. [S284] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, Brienne 6.,_Dame_de_Chateaudun

Jeanne, Dame de Chateaudun (c. 1227- after 1252) was a French heiress and the wife of two French noblemen Jean I de Montfort, and Jean de Brienne, Grand Butler of France.

Contents [hide] 1 Family 2 Marriages and issue 3 Legacy 4 References

[edit] Family Jeanne was born in France around the year 1227, the eldest daughter and co-heiress of Geoffrey VI, Viscount de Chateaudun (1218- 6 February 1250 on Crusade), and his wife Clémence des Roches (died after September 1259). Her father also held the titles of seigneur of Chateaudun, Chateau-du-Loir, Mayet, Loupeland, Montdoubleau, and la Suze.[1]In 1229, he participated in the Crusade against the Albigenses in the Languedoc.

Chateau of Chateaudun, Eure-et-LoirHer paternal grandparents were Geoffrey V, Viscount de Chateaudun and Alix de Freteval, and her maternal grandparents were William des Roches, Seneschal of Anjou, and Marguerite de Sablé, daughter of Robert de Sablé and Clémence de Mayenne. Jeanne had a younger sister Clémence de Chateaudun (after 1227- before 1 February 1259), who married Robert de Dreux, Viscount de Chateaudun (1217- 1264). She had a brother Pierre de Chateaudun (died after 1251), who was a monk.[2]

[edit] Marriages and issue In March 1248 Jeanne married her first husband Jean I de Montfort, son of Amaury VI, count of Montfort and Beatrice of Burgundy, by whom she had one daughter:

Beatrice de Montfort, Countess of Montfort-l'Amaury (c. December 1248/1249- 9 March 1312), in 1260 married Robert IV of Dreux, Count of Dreux (1241- 1282), they were the parents of six children, including John II, Count of Dreux and Yolande de Dreux, Queen consort of Alexander III of Scotland. In the year 1249, de Montfort died in Cyprus, while participating in the Seventh Crusade. Jeanne married her second husband Jean de Brienne (1230 -1296), Grand Butler of France, in 1251. She was his first wife. De Brienne was the son of John of Brienne, King of Jerusalem, Emperor of Constantinople, and his third wife Berenguela of Leon. A daughter was born to Jean de Brienne and Jeanne:

Blanche de Brienne, Baroness Tingry (c. 1252- c.1302). In 1269, married William II de Fiennes, Baron of Tingry. They had at least three children, including Margaret de Fiennes, mother of Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March [edit] Legacy Jeanne died on an unknown date. There is a source which claims that she attained the title of Dame de Chateau-du-Loir in 1265.[3] The title of Loupeland she passed on to her daughter Blanche.[4]

Notable descendants of Jeanne de Chateaudun included Anne of Brittany, Joan of Kent, Elizabeth Woodville, and Anne Mortimer, making her the ancestress of all monarchs of England from Edward IV onward.

Her husband Jean de Brienne subsequently married Marie de Coucy (c.1218- 1285), widow of King Alexander II of Scotland, but had no children by her.

[edit] References 1.^ Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families,p.155 2.^ Charles Cawley Medieval Lands 3.^ Charles Cawley Medieval Lands 4.^ Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, p.155 1.Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham, and David Faris, "Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Royal Ancestry series", p. 155, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, Md., 2004 2.Charles Cawley, Medieval Lands Retrieved from ",_Dame_de_Chateaudun" Categories: 1220s births | 13th-century deaths | Medieval women | French nobility | House of Brienne

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Jeanne, dame de Châteaudun's Timeline

Courtrain, Mynn, France
Châteaudun, Eure-et-Loir, Centre, France
Age 18
Montfort Lamury, Seine Et Oise, France
Age 19
Mayenne, Pays de la Loire, Couptrain, France
Age 38
Couptrain, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire, France
February 26, 1992
Age 38
February 26, 1992
Age 38
February 26, 1992
Age 38