Constance of Penthièvre, Duchess of Brittany, 3rd Countess of Richmond

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Constance of Penthièvre, Duchess of Brittany, 3rd Countess of Richmond, daughter of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany, 2nd Earl of Richmond and Margaret de Huntingdon, died 4 September 1201,1 and was buried at Villeneuve, France.1

Constance married (1) Geoffrey of England, son of Henry II, King of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, about July 1181;1 she married (2) Sir Ranulph de Blundeville, Knt., Earl of Chester, son of Hugh "Kevelioc," 6th Earl of Chester and Bertrade de Montfort, Countess of Chester, 3 February 1187/88;2 their marriage was annulled in 1199;2 she married (3) Guy de Thouars, Count of Brittany, Earl of Richmond, son of Geoffroi V, Vicomte of Thouars and Aumur (---).2

Family 1

Geoffrey of England b. 23 Sep 1158, d. 19 Aug 1186
Children
  • Matilda3
  • Arthur of Brittany, 4th Earl of Richmond3
  • Eleanor of Brittany, titular Countess of Richamond3

Family 2

Sir Ranulph de Blundeville, Knt., Earl of Chester b. abt. 1172, d. 28 Oct 1232

Family 3

Guy de Thouars, Count of Brittany, Earl of Richmond b. abt. 1155, d. 13 Apr 1213
Children

Citations

  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:542-6 (Brittany 6), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:543 (Brittany 6).
  3. [S2257] Léa Chaillou, "Constance of Brittany's Family: Corrigenda et Addenda," Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy 12 (2020): 114–125, at 125, further cited as Chaillou, "Constance of Brittany: Corrections."
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