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  Duke of Brittany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Duke of Brittany (French: Duc de Bretagne) governed Brittany, a region with strong traditions of independence, including a language and a distinctive culture.
Incorporation of Brittany into the Carolingian empire ensured that the political and social institutions were similar to those prevaling elsewhere in western Francia.
The marriage of the infant Alice to Capetian cadet Peter of Dreux in 1213, began the new House of Dreux.
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 Francis II, Duke of Brittany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the minority of Charles VIII of France, Francis II aligned himself with the Duke of Orleans and the count of Angouleme, against the regency of Anne of Beaujeu.
In July 28 Brittany was defeated in the battle of Saint Aubin du Cormier.
In the terms of the treaty, the duke was compelled to recognise himself and his duchy as a vassal of the king of France.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Francis_II,_Duke_of_Brittany   (491 words)

  
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Nominoë; snatched Brittany from the archdiocese of Tours on which she was suffragan; he founded the archdiocese of Dol, in order to establish a self governing Breton church which could continue and support the traditions of the Bretons.
With the accession of the Monfort to the throne, Brittany was at the height of her power and of her thriving prosperity.
François the 2nd, the duke of Brittany, was compelled to accept the clause of the Treaty which stated that his daughter, Anne, the only heiress of the Dukedom could marry only with the consent of the king of France.
www.chez.com /buan1/history_of_brittany.htm   (1553 words)

  
 History of Brittany
Nominoë snatched Brittany from the archdiocese of Tours on which she was suffragan; he founded the archdiocese of Dol, in order to establish a self governing Breton church which could continue and support the traditions of the Bretons.
Six dukes : Jean the 4th; Jean the 5th; François the 1st; Pierre the 2nd; Arthur the 3rd; François the 2nd.
1789 : Suppression of the Parliament of Brittany.
www.artema.com.au /Boyd/ancient_antecedents/history_of_brittany.htm   (681 words)

  
 ARTHUR - LoveToKnow Article on ARTHUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
(1187-1203), duke of Brittany, was the posthumous a of Geoffrey, the fourth son of Henry II.
of England, and instance, heiress of Conan IV., duke of Brittany.
instance profited by his absence by governing the duchy, and 1194 she had Arthur proclaimed duke of Brittany by an sembly of barons and bishops.
18.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AR/ARTHUR.htm   (320 words)

  
 Brittany
She md Richard II of Normandy, Duke of Normandy, "le Bon", abt 988, son of Richard I of Normandy, Duke of Normandy, and Gunnora.
Conan IV of Brittany, Duke of Brittany, Earl of Richmond b abt 1130.
Conan IV of Brittany [f], Duke of Brittany, Earl of Richmond, b abt 1130, d 20 Feb 1171.
www.geneajourney.com /brttny.html   (1774 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Conan
Conan I (Le Torte), 927-992, duke of Brittany and of Rennes.
Conan II (Le Petit), 1128-1171, duke of Brittany.
Conan III (Le Gros) 1096-1148, duke of Brittany.
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 The Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet
She was received by them with every honour, and thence escorted to Boulogne, and to Abbeville, where the duke of Burgundy to celebrate her return to France, made a grand banquet, and then taking his leave of her went back to Artois.
The duke of Bourbon and the rest who had been at the feast conducted her to the king and queen, her parents.
His daughters were married to the duke of Alenqon, count of Armagnac, viscount of Rohan, andc, John VI, married Joan of France, daughter of Charles VI.
www.maisonstclaire.org /resources/chronicles/engurranddemonstrelet/book_1/cedm_b1_chap004.html   (516 words)

  
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The conflict concerning the regal rights- jus regaliae The absence of the duke of Brittany from Louis’s ceremony of coronation was not left unnoticed by the participants, the contemporaries considering that the former was in ‘the king’s disgrace’.
The dukes of Brittany were willing to accept only the simple homage, a formal and vague commitment that would not affect their liberty of action in political, administrative, military and religious matters.
The king, assured the duke that although no ally was mentioned, he declared for his part that this truce comprises the duke of Brittany, ‘his duchy and his subject, as well as the other regions and subjects of our kingdom’.
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 Breton History 2 Yan Kraffe & Friends
John of Montfort is recognised duke of Brittany by the peace of Guérande (John IV).
The duke recognises to have the homage liege to the king of France and authorises the call of justice courses to the Parliament of Paris.
the marquis of the Estourbeillon, with the approval of the marshal Foch and bishops of Brittany, advertising, to the opportunity of the treaty of peace, the renewal of the treaty of Union of 1532 and the possibility for Brittany to express in international conferences.
www.kraffe.org /kraffe/breton/hisbret.html   (1328 words)

  
 Brittany, a brief history - Compiled By Judy Drew
Duke Francois II who has entered into the coalition against the regent of France is defeated at St Aubin du Cormieu and dies.
Anne of Brittany dies and is succeeded by her daughter Claude of France.
Brittany rebels against its Governor, The Duke of Mercoer, who attempting to profit from the League tries to seize the province.
www.brittany-guide.com /celtic.htm   (778 words)

  
 John V, Duke of Brittany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John V (in French Jean V) (1339 – November 1 1399), known as the Conqueror, was duke of Brittany and count of Montfort, from 1345 to his death.
Marguerite of Brittany (1392 – April 13, 1428), Lady of Guillac, married on June 26, 1407, Alain IX, Viscount of Rohan and Count of Porhoët (d.
Richard of Brittany (1395 – June 2, 1438, Château de Clisson), Count of Benon, Étampes, and Mantes, married in 1423 Margaret d'Orléans, Countess of Vertus, daughter of Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans
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 Louis XV
Louis XV, King of France, was the great-grandson of Louis XIV and the third son of Louis, duke of Burgundy, and Marie Adelaide, princess of Savoy.
The first son had died in 1705, and in 1712 the second son, the duke of Brittany, as well as his father and mother, was carried off by a mysterious disease.
His first minister was the incapable duke of Bourbon, who in 1725 procured the repudiation of the Spanish princess, to whom the king had been betrothed, and his marriage to Marie Leszczynska, daughter of the exiled king of Poland, then resident in Alsace.
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 This Month in Celtic History -- December 2000
As French soldiers entered Brittany in the spring of 1491 it soon became clear that neither Maximilian nor Henry were going to put any troops in their way, and by autumn Breton resistance was overcome.
Brittany was still a duchy, though now it was by marriage the property of the French king.
A formal Act of Union between France and Brittany would be proclaimed in 1532, but the rights and privileges secured in the process of Anne’s marriage to Charles secured a small degree of Breton home rule under an assembly known as the Breton Etats until it was unilaterally swept aside in the French Revolution.
www.celticleague.org /history_12-00.html   (811 words)

  
 :: Bretagne.com :: english issue :: Important dates in the history of Brittany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Henry II 1182-1186 : Geoffrey II son of Henry II, is duke of Brittany..
1203-1213 : Alix of Thouars, is duchess of Brittany.
The duke recognises his obligation of liege homage to the king of France and authorises the appeal to the courts of justice in the Parliament of Paris.
www.brittany-bretagne.com /pg/dates.htm   (1603 words)

  
 This Month in Celtic History - March 2002
But Yann IV saw that English power was waning and so he brought peace to Brittany by signing the second treaty of Guérande in 1389 by which he broke Brittany’s alliance with England.
Though the terms of this treaty forced the Breton duke to render formal homage to the infant French King Charles VI, Brittany was left with enough freedom to pursue its own foreign policy, which in effect meant that it could still maintain its independence by balancing the English off against the French.
So accepted was Brittany’s independent status that at his funeral Yann’s body was decked out in what was described as the "royal habit" of scarlet and ermine.
www.celticleague.org /history_3-02.html   (791 words)

  
 Duchy of Brittany: Ducal banners (part 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The banner of Jean II Jean II, duke of Brittany, used the banner of his father Jean I. He had also used the crown prince banner before becoming duke.
Pierre, viscount of Léon, was a son of the duke Arthur II.
Married to Charles of Blois, who had been appointed duke of Brittany by the king of France, she used a banner which meant that she was not legitimately duchess.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/fr-bz-d1.html   (304 words)

  
 werewolf11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This charge came to the ears of the Duke of Brittany, but he pooh-poohed it, and would have taken no steps to investigate the truth, had not one of his nobles insisted on his doing so.
The whole population of Nantes was in commotion, and it was said that the investigation would be fictitious, that the duke would screen his kinsman, and that the object of general execration would escape with the surrender of some of his lands.
The duke read this letter to Pierre de l'Hospital, president of Brittany, and to the Bishop of Nantes, who were those most resolute in pressing on the trial.
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 Philippe de Commynes Memoirs
The duke had so many great schemes in his mind that he was submerged by their weight, because at this same time he wanted to persuade King Edward of England to bring over the great army which he had prepared at the duke's urgent request; he did his utmost to finish off this German enterprise.
Arnold, duke of Guelders (1423-73), was imprisoned from 1465 to 1470 at Thielt, Guelderland.
But the duke was perverse, and indeed God had troubled his senses and understanding, because all his life he had laboured to get the English to cross the Channel and, at the very moment when they were ready and everything arranged to their liking, both in Brittany and elsewhere, he obstinately pursued an impossible objective.
www.r3.org /bookcase/de_commynes/decom_5.html   (14316 words)

  
 Heralds and Tournaments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On the left, a King of Arms is given a sword to take and present to the Duke of Bourbon as an invitation by the Duke of Brittany to fight against him in a tournament.
On the right, the Duke of Brittany's King of Arms presents the sword with his master's message to the Duke of Bourbon.
The King of Arms of the Duke of Brittany presents a roll painted with the arms of those proposed to judges of a tournament to the Duke of Bourbon.
www.unc.edu /~haggerty/herald_tourn.html   (393 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Arthur I (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Arthur I 1187–1203?, duke of Brittany (1196–1203?), son of Geoffrey, fourth son of Henry II of England and Constance, heiress of Brittany.
Arthur, a posthumous child, was proclaimed duke in 1196, and an invasion by his uncle King Richard I of England was repulsed with French aid.
The nobles of Anjou, Maine, and Touraine recognized Arthur as their ruler, but the young duke was captured (1202) by John while attempting to subdue Poitou.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/A/Arthur1.html   (289 words)

  
 I9334: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke of Brittany (23 SEP 1158 - 19 AUG 1186)
I9334: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke of Brittany (23 SEP 1158 - 19 AUG 1186)
Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke of Brittany and Constance of Brittany Duchess had the following children
Descendants of Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke of Brittany and Constance of Brittany Duchess
web.ukonline.co.uk /nigel.battysmith/Database/D0025/I9334.html   (39 words)

  
 Duchy of Brittany: Ducal banners (part 4)
The son of François I and Claude de France was Dauphin and duke of Brittany (1532-1536).
Henri, François' brother, became Dauphin in 1536 and was crowned duke of Brittany in 1537.
The last duke of Brittany, François, crowned in 1544, used the first banner of his grand-mother Claude de France.
flagspot.net /flags/fr-bz-d3.html   (239 words)

  
 WireImage: Listings
Brittany Lang of Duke follows through on her tee shot at the 14th hole during final round...
Duke's Brittany Lang poses with her medal for winning the individual championship at the 2005...
Duke's Anna Grzebien watches the flight of her chip shot at the par-4 13th hole during final...
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 CHARLES (c. 13191364), duke of Brittany - LoveToKnow Article on CHARLES (c. 13191364), duke of Brittany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
13191364), duke of Brittany, known as CHARLES OF BLOIS and CHARLES OF CH~TfLLON, was the son of Guy of Chhtillon, count of Blois (d.
On the deltth of John III., duke of Brittany, in April 1341, his brother John, count of Montfor~lAmaury, and his niece Jeanne, wife of Charles of Blois, disputed the succession.
CHARLES, called THE BOLD (14331477), duke of Burgundy, son of Philip the Good of Burgundy and Isabella of Portugal, was born at Dijon on the 10th of November 1433.
www.1911ency.org /C/CH/CHARLES_c_1319_1364_duke_of_Brittany.htm   (1375 words)

  
 Ancestors of Eugene Ashton ANDREW & Anna Louise HANISH Duchess Constance BRITTANY ANDREW ANGERMUELLER HANISH STRUDELL ...
p103: "In 1171 [Henry's] third son Geoffrey was married to Constance, the heiress of Brittany, and assumed the title of duke of that rugged corner of France, with its rocky shores and tumultuous streams, jutting out between the Sleeve (as the French always called the Channel)and the Bay of Biscay.
He made a point of winningthe friendship of the three remaining sons of the English King and became particularly close to Geoffrey, the Duke of Brittany.
(Duke Geoffrey England BRITTANY was born on 23 Sep 1158 in,, England, died on 19 Aug 1186 in Tournament, Paris, Seine, France and was buried in Notre Dame, Paris, Seine, France.)
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Hereafter is shown the way and manner in which the Duke of Brittany, appellant, gives the sword to the king of arms to go and present it to the Duke of Bourbon, defendant.
Hereafter is shown the way and manner in which the king of arms shows the lords appellant and defendant to the four judges, and presents them with the letters of the lords, having the cloth of gold on his shoulder and the painted parchment showing the two captains.
The barriers ought to be one-fourth longer than wide, and of the height of a man, or of the length of an arm and a half, of strong wood and with two crossbars, the one high and the other at knee- level.
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