Jean II de Brosse

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DeBrosse's coat of arms.
The Fouras donjon was rebuilt by Jean II de Brosse in 1480–1490.

Jean II de Brosse, also Jehan II de Brosse (1432 – August 6, 1482), was the elder son of Marshal of France Jean I de Brosse. He would become chamberlain of the king of France in 1449. He married Nicole, Countess of Penthièvre, daughter of Charles, Seigneur d'Avaugour. Her father was the third son of John I, Count of Penthièvre, son of Joan, Duchess of Brittany and Charles of Blois. Nicole later brought him, through inheritance in 1479, the County of Penthièvre in the Duchy of Brittany.

Jehan II de Brosse is known to have rebuilt the donjon in Fouras in 1480–1490.[1]

Marriage and children[edit]

Jean and Nicole had following children :


  1. ^ Fouras touristic notice