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Jean (Bretagne) de Dreux (abt. 1217 - 1286)

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Jean (Jean I) "Le Roux" de Dreux formerly Bretagne aka de Bretagne
Born about in Dreux, Eure-et-Loir, Francemap
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Husband of — married in Rennes, Ille Et Vilaine, Francemap
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Died in Chateau de L'Isle, Tarn-et-Garonnemap
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Jean I de Dreux, Duc de Bretagne was born in 1217. He was the son of Pierre Mauclerc de Dreux, Duc de Bretagne and Alice de Thouars, Duchesse de Bretagne. He married Blanche de Navarre, daughter of Thibaut I (IV), Rey de Navarre.[1][2] He died in 1286.

Jean I de Dreux, Duc de Bretagne also went by the nick-name of Jean 'the Red'.[3] He was also known as Duc de Bretagne as of 1221.


  • ROYAL ANCESTRY by Douglas Richardson Vol. I, page 395
  • ROYAL ANCESTRY by Douglas Richardson Vol. I, page 548
  1. Hallam, Elizabeth M.; Everard, Judith (2001) [1980]. Capetian France, 987-1328. London: Longman. p. 273.
  2. Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006.
  3. John Morby, Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 83.
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