Mahaut of Châtillon

Mahaut of Châtillon (1293– 3 October 1358) was the daughter of Guy IV of Châtillon, Count of Saint-Pol and Marie of Brittany, daughter of John II, Duke of Brittany.

Mahaut of Châtillon
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Died(1358-10-03)3 October 1358
Noble familyChâtillon
(m. 1308; died 1325)
FatherGuy IV of Châtillon, Count of Saint-Pol
MotherMarie of Brittany


In 1308 she married Charles, Count of Valois,[1] the third son of King Phillip III of France and Isabella of Aragon.[2] He was also the younger brother of King Philip IV. Charles himself had married twice before; upon the death of his second wife Catherine of Courtenay in 1308, he married Mahaut. Mahaut and Charles had four children. One of their daughters would make them ancestors of French kings, and another daughter would become Queen of Germany.

Mahaut and Charles's children were:

Her husband Charles died in 1325. Mahaut died 33 years later in 1358 at the age of 65, having outlived three of her four children; only her second daughter Isabella outlived her.



  1. ^ Russell 2013, p. 299.
  2. ^ Henneman 1971, p. xvii.


  • Henneman, John Bell (1971). Royal Taxation in Fourteenth-Century France: The Development of War Financing, 1322–1359. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-05188-7.
  • Russell, Delbert W. (2013). "The Cultural Context of the French Prose "remaniement" of the Life of Edward the Confessor by a nun of Barking Abbey". In Wogan-Browne, Jocelyn (ed.). Language and Culture in Medieval Britain: The French of England, C.1100-c.1500. Boydell & Brewer.