Marie, Countess of Eu

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Marie
Reign 1250–1260
Born c. 1223
Died 1 October 1260
Poitou
Spouse Alphonso of Brienne
Issue John I
Father Raoul II of Lusignan
Mother Yolande de Dreux
Religion Roman Catholicism

Marie of Lusignan or Marie I de Lusignan (born c. 1223 in Melle; died in Poitou, 1 October 1260; buried at the Abbey of Foucarmont), was the only child of Raoul II of Lusignan and his second wife, Yolande de Dreux.[1] She became Dame d'Issoudun, Countess of Eu and of Guinness in 1250.

She was married around 1249 to Alphonso of Brienne.[1] Alphonse was Count of Eu by marriage.

Marie and Alphonso had at least two children:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b M. A. Pollock, Scotland, England and France After the Loss of Normandy, 1204-1296, (The Boydell Press, 2015), 147.
  2. ^ M. A. Pollock, Scotland, England and France After the Loss of Normandy, 1204-1296, 183.