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Marie de Dreux, Countess of Saint-Pol

French: Marie De Orléans, Countess of Saint-Pol
Also Known As: "Countess of Saint-Pol", "Marie de Dreux"
Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Rennes, Ille-Et-Vilaine, France
Death: May 5, 1339 (67-75)
Arras, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Place of Burial: Abbaye de Cercamp, Bretagne, France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John II, duke of Brittany and Beatrice of England
Wife of Guy III de Châtillon, comte de Saint Pol
Mother of Isabeau de Châtillon de Saint Pol; Béatrix de Châtillon; Mahaut de Châtillon, dame de Saint Pol; Jacques de Châtillon, comte de Châtillon; Jean de Châtillon, Comte de St Pol and 3 others
Sister of Arthur II de Dreux, duc de Bretagne; Jean de Dreux, Earl of Richmond; Joan de Richmond; Blanche de Dreux, dame de Brie-Comte-Robert and Alienor (Alice) de Dreux, Abbess of Fontevrault
Half sister of Pierre de Bretagne, vicomte de Laon

Managed by: Jacques Dupont
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About Marie of Brittany, Countess of Saint-Pol

Marie de Bretagne (1268 - 1339)

MARIE de Bretagne (1268-5 May 1339, bur Abbaye de Cercamp). Heiress of Clermont. Dame d'Elincourt et d'Arleux 1317. m (22 Jul 1292) GUY [III] de Châtillon Comte de Saint-Pol, son of GUY [II] de Châtillon Comte de Saint-Pol & his wife Beatrix de Brabant (-6 Apr 1317).

parents: JEAN de Bretagne, son of JEAN I Duke of Brittany & his wife Infanta doña Blanca de Navarra [Champagne] and BEATRIX of England, daughter of HENRY III King of England & his wife Eléonore de Provence.

Marie of Brittany

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Not to be confused with Mary of Brittany

Marie of Brittany (1268-1339) was the daughter of John II, Duke of Brittany and Beatrice of England. She is also known as Marie de Dreux


Her maternal grandparents were Henry III of England and Eleanor of Provence, Henry was a son of King John of England. John was son of Henry II of England and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Her sister was Blanche of Brittany, wife to Philip of Artois and mother of Margaret of Artois, Robert III of Artois and Jeanne of Artois. Margaret was mother of Jeanne d'Évreux, Queen of France.


She married Guy IV, Count of Saint-Pol in 1292, their children were:

John of Châtillon (d. 1344), Count of Saint Pol

Jacques of Châtillon (d.s.p. 1365), Lord of Ancre

Mahaut of Chatillon (1293–1358), married Charles of Valois

Beatrix of Châtillon, married in 1315 Jean de Dampierre, Lord of Crevecoeur

Isabeau of Châtillon (d. May 19, 1360), married in May 1311 Guillaume I de Coucy, Lord of Coucy

Marie of Châtillon, married Aymer de Valence, 2nd Earl of Pembroke

Eleanor of Châtillon, married Jean III Malet, Lord of Granville

Jeanne of Châtillon, married Miles de Noyers, Lord of Maisy


Through her daughter Mahaut, Marie is the maternal grandmother of Marie of Valois, Isabella of Valois who became Duchess of Bourbon and was the mother of Louis II, Duke of Bourbon and Joanna of Bourbon who became Queen of France. Mahaut's other daughter was Blanche of Valois, who married Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and was the mother of Katharine of Bohemia.

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Marie of Brittany, Countess of Saint-Pol's Timeline

Rennes, Ille-Et-Vilaine, France
Age 24
St Pol, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Age 24
Age 24
Chatillon, France
Age 25
Chatillon-Sur-Indre, Berry, France
Age 30
Chatillon, France
Age 34
Chatillon, France
May 5, 1339
Age 71
Arras, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Age 71
Abbaye de Cercamp, Bretagne, France