Person:Arthur I, Duke of Brittany (1)

Arthur I _____, Duke of Brittany
d.3 Apr 1203
m. Bet Jul 1181 and 1182
  1. Eleonore de Bretagne1184 - 1241
  2. Mathilde de Bretagne1185 -
  3. Arthur I _____, Duke of Brittany1187 - 1203
Facts and Events
Name Arthur I _____, Duke of Brittany
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 29 Mar 1187 Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France
Death[1] 3 Apr 1203
Reference Number? Q363800?

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Arthur I (29 March 1187 – presumably 1203) was 4th Earl of Richmond and Duke of Brittany between 1196 and 1203. He was the posthumous son of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany, and Constance, Duchess of Brittany. His father, Geoffrey, was the son of Henry II, King of England.

In 1190 Arthur was designated heir to the throne of England and its French territory by his uncle, Richard I, the intent being that Arthur would succeed Richard in preference to Richard's younger brother John. Nothing is recorded of Arthur after his incarceration in Rouen Castle in 1203, and while his precise fate is unknown, it is generally believed he was killed by John.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Arthur I, Duke of Brittany, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. ARTHUR de Bretagne, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.