Joan II, Countess of Dreux

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Arms of the Counts of Dreux

Joan II (1309–1355), Countess of Dreux, was the only child of John II of Dreux by his second wife, Perrenelle de Sully.

FamilyEdit

She married in 1330 Louis I, viscount of Thouars (d. 1370), and with him had:

  • Simon (d. 1365), her successor, who married Jeanne "the damsel of Dreux" (1353–1420)[1]), daughter of John of Artois, Count of Eu
  • Perenelle (d. 1397), co-countess of Dreux with her sisters, who married firstly in 1345 Amaury de Craon (d. 1373), then secondly, after 1376, Clement Rouault (d. 1397)
  • Isabeau (d. 1397), co-countess of Dreux with her sisters, married firstly Guy de Nesles (d. 1352); secondly, in 1356, Ingelger d'Amboise; and thirdly Guillaume d'Harcourt (d. 1400)
  • Margaret (d. 1397), co-countess of Dreux with her sisters, married firstly Thomas de Chemille, and then secondly Guy Turpin, lord de Crisse

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hanno Wijsman, "'Les Livres de la "damoiselle de Dreux': la bibliothèque d'une femme au seuil du XVe siècle", dans Anne-Marie Legaré, éd., Livres et lectures de femmes en Europe entre Moyen âge et Renaissance, Turnhout, Brepols, 2007, p. 67.
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Joan I
Countess of Dreux
1346–1355
Succeeded by
Simon