Guy III, Count of Saint-Pol

Guy III of Châtillon, Count of Saint-Pol (died 1289) was a French nobleman, and was a younger son of Hugh I, Count of Blois, and Mary, Countess of Blois.[1]

Guy III
Count of Saint-Pol
Blason Blois-Châtillon.svg
Coat of arms of the Counts of Blois-Châtillon
Died1289
Noble familyChâtillon
Spouse(s)
(m. 1255; died 1288)
Issue
FatherHugh I, Count of Blois
MotherMary, Countess of Blois

While his elder brother John I of Châtillon succeeded to their mother's County of Blois, Guy was given their father's county of Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise at his death in 1248.

On January 16, 1255, he married Matilda of Brabant, Countess of Artois,[2] daughter of Henry II, Duke of Brabant and Marie of Hohenstaufen, and thereafter was a supporter of his brother-in-law Henry III against Guelders. They had:

He joined the Eighth Crusade (1270) and the ill-fated Crusade of Aragón of Philip III of France.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Theodore Evergates, The Aristocracy in the County of Champagne, 1100-1300, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007), 254.
  2. ^ "Maude of Brabant (1224–1288)." Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. 2002. HighBeam Research. (October 14, 2012). http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G2-2591306344.html Archived 2016-03-08 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b M. A. Pollock, Scotland, England and France After the Loss of Normandy, 1204-1296, (The Boydell Press, 2015), 184.
Guy III, Count of Saint-Pol
 Died: 1289
Preceded by Count of Saint Pol
1248–1289
Succeeded by