Person:Louis II, Count of Blois (1)

Louis II , Count of Blois
d.26 Aug 1346
Facts and Events
Name Louis II , Count of Blois
Alt Name Louis I de Blois-Châtillon
Alt Name Louis de Châtillon
Gender Male
Marriage 1340 to Jeanne de Beaumont
Title (nobility)? 1342-1346 Count of Blois, Graaf van Bloijs, Compte de Blois Counts_of_Blois
Reference Number? Q330697?
Other? House of Châtillon
Death? 26 Aug 1346 Battle of Crécy

Louis II in English WP, because there was an earlier Louis, Count of Blois (1191-1205) from the House of Blois.
Louis I in French WP, because he was the first Louis, Count of Blois from the House of Châtillon.

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Louis I of Châtillon (d. 26 August 1346, battle of Crécy), son of Guy I of Châtillon and Margaret of Valois, was count of Blois and lord of Avesnes 1342–1346.

In 1340 in Soissons, he married Jeanne of Avesnes, Countess of Soissons (d. 1350), daughter of John of Avesnes, Lord of Beaumont. They had three children:

He was killed at the Battle of Crécy.

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