Marie, vicomtesse de Limoges

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Marie de Limoges, Viscountess of Limoges

Lithuanian: Marija de Limoges, Limožo Vikontaitė
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Birthplace: France
Death: Died in Brittany, France
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Daughter of Guy VI, vicomte de Limoges and Marguerite de Bourgogne
Wife of Arthur II de Dreux, duc de Bretagne
Fiancée of Robert II Capet, comte de Clermont
Mother of Guy de Bretagne, Comte de Penthièvre; Pierre de Dreux, seigneur d'Avesnes and Jean III de Dreux, duc de Bretagne
Half sister of Agnes de Mont St Jean Cressia, Dame; Pierre de Mont St Jean Salmaise, Seigneur; Etienne II Ferte Alais Mont St Jean, Seigneur and Marguerite de Limoges

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Vicomte Guy [VI] & his second wife had one child:

ii) MARIE ([1260]-1292). The Majus Chronicon Lemovicense records that "unicam filiam" was only three years old when her father died in 1263[705]. The Chronicon Gaufredi Vosiensis names "Mariam unicam hæredem" as daughter of "Guidonem Probem" and his wife "Margarita filia Ducis Burgundiæ", recording that she was betrothed to "Ludovicus Rex Francorum filio suo Roberto" in 1270[706]. The Majus Chronicon Lemovicense records the birth in 1256 of "Robertus filius Ludovici...regis" and his betrothal to "filia vicecomitis Lemovicensis"[707]. A charter dated 17 Jun 1273 records the obligation of "Jahan duc de Bretangne" to pay "la vicontaisse de Limoges" for the marriage of "Artur nostre nevou" and "Marie la fille à ladite vicontesse"[708]. An anonymous Chronicon of Saint-Marcial records the marriage in 1275 of "Arturus filius comitis Britannie" and "Mariam filiam vicecomitisse Lemovicensis" at Tours[709]. The Majus Chronicon Lemovicense records the marriage "in crastinum beatæ Mariæ Magdalenæ" in 1275 of "Maria heres vicecomitatus Lemovicensis, neptis ducis Burgundiæ" and "Arturo herede Britanniæ, nepote regis Angliæ"[710]. Vicomtesse de Limoges.

Betrothed (1270) to ROBERT de France Comte de Clermont, son of LOUIS IX King of France & his wife Marguerite de Provence (1256-7 Feb 1317, bur Paris, église des Jacobins).

m (Betrothed 17 Jun 1273, Papal dispensation 24 Nov 1275, Tours 1277) as his first wife, ARTHUR de Bretagne, son of JEAN II Duke of Brittany & his wife Beatrix of England (1262-Château de l'Isle 1312, bur Vannes). He succeeded as Vicomte de Limoges, de iure uxoris. He succeeded in 1305 as ARTHUR II Duke of Brittany. See the document BRITTANY for their descendants, the later Vicomtes de Limoges who were also Comtes de Penthièvre.

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Marie, vicomtesse de Limoges's Timeline

1260
1260
France
1286
March 8, 1286
Age 26
Champtoceaux, Pays de la Loire, France
1287
1287
Age 27
Brittany, France
1291
1291
Age 31
Brittany, France
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