Person:Yolande de Dreux, Countess of Penthièvre and of Porhoet (1)

Yolande de Dreux, Countess of Penthièvre and of Porhoet
b.1218
d.10 Oct 1272
Facts and Events
Name Yolande de Dreux, Countess of Penthièvre and of Porhoet
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1218
Marriage Jan 1235 to Hugh XI Count of Angoulême de Lusignan
Alt Marriage 1238 [[Place:<Angoulême, Cordeliersk, Charente-Maritime, France>|<Angoulême, Cordeliersk, Charente-Maritime, France>]]to Hugh XI Count of Angoulême de Lusignan
Other Marriage Ending Status Divorce
with Hugh XI Count of Angoulême de Lusignan
Death[1] 10 Oct 1272


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Yolande de Dreux, Countess of Penthièvre and of Porhoet (late 1218 – 10 October 1272) was a French noblewoman and a suo jure countess. By her marriage to Hugh XI of Lusignan, the eldest uterine half-brother of King Henry III of England, she became Countess of La Marche and of Angoulême. She was the mother of seven children. From 1250 to 1256, she acted as Regent of La Marche and Angoulême for her son, Hugh XII of Lusignan.

Yolande was betrothed to King Henry III of England in 1226 at the age of seven years.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Yolande de Dreux, Countess of Penthièvre and of Porhoet, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).