Person:Jean II, Count of Blois (1)

Jean II de Châtillon, Count of Blois
b.abt 1338
m. 1340
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Name Jean II de Châtillon, Count of Blois
Alt Name Jan van Bloijs
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1338
Title (nobility)? 1372-1381 Count of Blois, Count of Dunois
Title (nobility)? 1372-1379 Hertog Van Gelre, Graaf Van Zutphen (claim)
Death[1] 9 may 1381 Schoonhoven, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Burial? aft 9 may 1381 Valenciennes, Nord, France

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John II of Châtillon (d. 1381, Valenciennes), second son of Louis I of Châtillon and Jeanne of Avesnes, was count of Blois and lord of Avesnes from 1372 to 1381.

In February 1372, he married Mathilde of Guelders (d. 1384), the daughter and co-heir of Duke Reginald II of Guelders, and became Lord of Schoonhoven and Gouda. He spent most of his career trying to seize Guelders from Mathilde's nephew William I of Guelders and Jülich.

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