Yolande of Brittany biography

Yolande of Brittany

Noble person

1218 – 1272

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Who was Yolande of Brittany?

Yolande de Dreux, Countess of Penthièvre and of Porhoet 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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Born
1218
Dreux
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • France
Died
Oct 10, 1272
Charente

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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