House of Châtillon

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The House of Châtillon was a notable French family, with origins in the 9th century and surviving until 1762. The name comes from a county in Champagne, with its capital in Châtillon-sur-Marne and branches in Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise, Blois, Penthièvre (title later seized by and reverted to the Dukes of Brittany at various times), Chartres, etc.

The counts of Châtillon added to their title that of prince of Porcien. Significant members of the house include:

This house is totally distinct from the house of Châtillon-sur-Loing, which produced (among others) the Coligny brothers : Gaspard, François and cardinal Odet.

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