Count of Dunois

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The County of Dunois is an area occupying the area surrounding Orleans, France. Created in 1439, it was combined with County of Longueville in 1443.[1] Holders of the title, including John of Orléans, were related to the House of Valois. John in particular was an illegitimate son of Louis I.

A map of France in 1477 showing Dunois (in centre, blue)
The blason of the Counts of Dunois.

Counts of Dunois[edit]

Dukes of Longueville[edit]

Main article: Dukes of Longueville

King Louis XIV created the peerage of Longueville for François d'Orléans, son of Jean, who Count of Dunois at the time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Counts of Dunois and Dukes of Longueville". Retrieved 2011-01-14. 
  2. ^ "Jean, Count Of Dunois". Retrieved 2011-01-14.