See also:Brittany, known as
See also:CHARLES OF
See also:BLOIS and CHARLES OF
See also:CHATILLON, was the son of
See also:Guy of Chhtillon, count of Blois (d . 1342), and of
See also:Marguerite of Valois,
See also:sister of
See also:Philip VI. of France . In 1337 he married Jeanne of Penthievre (d . 1384), daughter of Guy of Brittany, count of Penthievre (d . 1331), and thus acquired a right to the succession of the duchy of Brittany . On the
See also:death of
See also:John III., duke of Brittany, in
See also:April 1341, his
See also:brother John, count of Montfortl'Amaury, and his niece Jeanne, wife of Charles of Blois, disputed the succession . Charles of Blois, sustained by Philip VI., captured John of Montfort, who was supported by
See also:Edward III. at Nantes, besieged his wife Jeanne of
See also:Flanders at
See also:Hennebont, and took
See also:Quimper and Guerande (1344) . But next
See also:year his partisans were defeated at Cadoret, and in
See also:June 1347 he was himself wounded and taken prisoner at
See also:Roche-Derrien . He was not liberated until 1356, when he continued the war against the
See also:young John of Montfort, and perished in the
See also:battle of
See also:Auray, on the 29th of
See also:September 1364 . Charles
See also:bore a high reputation for piety, and was believed to have performed miracles . The
See also:Church has canonized him . See Simeon Luce, Histoire de Bertrand du Guesclin et de son epoque (
See also:Paris, 1876) .
CHARLES (KARL EITEL ZEPHYRIN LUDWIG; in Rum. CAROL)...
CHARLES ALBERT [CARLO ALBERTO] (1798-1849)
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