Person:Guy IV, Count of Saint-Pol (1)

Guy IV de Châtillon , comte de Saint-Pol
b.1277
d.6 Apr 1317
Facts and Events
Name Guy IV de Châtillon , comte de Saint-Pol
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1277 House of Châtillon
Marriage 22 Jul 1292 to Marie de Bretagne
Military[1] 11 Jul 1302 Kortrijk, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Battle of the Golden Spurs
Death[1][2][3] 6 Apr 1317
Reference Number? Q348322?


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Guy IV of Châtillon, Count of Saint Pol ( – April 6, 1317) was a French nobleman. He was the son of Guy III, Count of Saint-Pol and Matilda of Brabant.

In 1292, he married Marie of Brittany, daughter of John II, Duke of Brittany and Beatrice of England. They had eight children:

He held the office of Grand Butler of France.

He was placed in joint command (with Robert VI of Auvergne) of one of the two reserve "battles" of the French troops at the Battle of the Golden Spurs. He was able to escape when the French were routed by the Flemings, but his brother Jacques and many of his relatives were killed.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Guy IV, Count of Saint-Pol, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. GUY (III) de Châtillon, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3. Anselme (de Sainte-Marie). Histoire généalogique de la maison royale de France, des pairs et grands officiers de la Couronne. (Paris: la Compagnie des Libraires, 1726-1733)
    6:106.