John II, Marquis of Namur

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John II, Marquis of Namur
Noble family House of Dampierre
Father John I, Marquis of Namur
Mother Mary of Artois
Born 1311
Died 2 April 1335(1335-04-02)
Dendermonde

John II of Namur, (1311 – 2 April 1335), was Marquis of Namur from 1330 to 1335.

He was the eldest son of John I, Marquis of Namur, and Mary of Artois.

He succeeded his father on 26 January 1330. He joined an alliance against John III, Duke of Brabant, but by the intervention of King Philip VI of France, a conflict was averted.

He died unmarried, but had an illegitimate son Philip, who was killed in 1380, while defending Dendermonde.
He was succeeded by his brother Guy.

Ancestors[edit]

John II, Marquis of Namur
Born: 1311 Died: 2 April 1335
Preceded by
John I
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1330–1335
Succeeded by
Guy II