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Pierre (Capet) Courtenay (abt. 1126 - 1183)

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Pierre (Pierre I) "Peter" Courtenay formerly Capet aka Emperor Constantinople
Born about in Reims, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, Francemap
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Husband of — married in Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Palestinemap
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Pierre de Courtenay was born circa 1126. He was the youngest son of Louis VI, Roi de France and his second Queen consort Adélaide de Maurienne. He married Elizabeth de Courtenay, daughter of Renaud de Courtenay, Seigneur de Courtenay and Hedwige de Donjon, circa 1150.2 He died before 25 March 1184 at Palestine, poss'ly died during one of the Crusades. He was the father of the Latin Emperor Peter II of Courtenay.

Pierre de Courtenay was a member of the House of Capet. He gained the title of Seigneur de Courtenay.[1]


Date: 1218[2]


Date: 10 Apr 1183
Place: Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devonshire


Occupation: Crusader

... in French

About Pierre I de France, seigneur de Courtenay Pierre Ier de Courtenay

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Pierre Ier de France né en 1126, mort en 1183, seigneur de Courtenay, fils de Louis VI le Gros (1081-1137), roi de France et d'Adèle de Savoie ; tige de la maison capétienne de Courtenay.

Il accompagna ses frères Louis VII de France et Robert Ier de Dreux à la deuxième croisade. Parmi les croisés, il y avait également Renaud de Courtenay, le père se sa future femme.

Il épousa donc en 1150 Élisabeth de Courtenay (1127-1205), dame de Courtenay et eut :

1) Pierre II (1155-1219), qui deviendra empereur latin de Constantinople

2) une fille, née vers 1158 et mariée à Eudes de la Marche

3) Alice de Courtenay (1160-1218), mariée à Guillaume de Joigny, puis à Aymar Taillefer, comte d'Angoulême

4) Eustachie (1164-1235), mariée successivement à Guillaume de Brienne, seigneur de Pacy-sur-Armançon, puis à Guillaume Ier de Champlitte, prince d'Achaïe et au comte Guillaume Ier de Sancerre.

5) Clémence, mariée à Gui VI, vicomte de Thiers.

6) Robert (1168-1239), seigneur de Champignelles-en-Puisaye.

7) Philippe

8) Constance, mariée à Gasce de Poissy, puis à Guillaume de Breteuil.


  2. Source: #S1 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Louis VI of France Capet
MEDIEVAL LANDS: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families by Charles Cawley © Foundation for Medieval Genealogy & Charles Cawley 2000-2018.

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On 4 Jun 2018 at 04:48 GMT Beth Glasscock wrote:

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