John I, Count of Ponthieu
|John I, Count of Ponthieu|
|Noble family||House of Bellême|
|Spouse(s)||Beatrice of Saint-Pol|
|Father||Guy II of Ponthieu|
War with Normandy
John attacked Normandy in 1166 and 1168, in response to King Henry II of England's confiscation of the castles at Alençon, La Roche-Mabile and the Alenconnais. Henry, angry with John's rebellion, led his army on a path of destruction across Vimeu, the south-west part of Ponthieu.
John married Beatrice of Saint-Pol, they had:
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- Power, Daniel (2014). "The Preparations of Count John I of Sees for the Third Crusade". In Morton, Nicholas; John, Simon. Crusading and Warfare in the Middle Ages. Ashgate Publishing Limited.
John I, Count of PonthieuBorn: c. 1140 Died: 1191
|Count of Ponthieu
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