Robert II, Count of Dreux and Braine

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Robert II, Count of Dreux and Braine, son of Robert I "le Grand," Count of Dreux and Braine and Agnés de Baudement, Countess of Braine, was born about 1154.1 He died 28 December 1218.1 Both he and his 2nd wife were buried at Abbey of Saint-Yved, Braine, France.1

Robert married (1), as her 4th husband, Mathilde of Burgundy, daughter of Raymond of Burgundy Count of Grignon and Agnès of Montpensier, between 1177 and 1180;1 they were divorced on grounds of consanguinity in 1181;1 he married (2) Yolande de Coucy, daughter of Raoul de Coucy, seigneur of Coucy & Marie and Agnes de Hainault, about 1184.1,2

Family 1

Mathilde of Burgundy b. abt. 1150, d. 1192

Family 2

Yolande de Coucy b. abt. 1168, d. 22 Mar 1222
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  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 2:469 (Dreux 7), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S248] George Andrews Moriarty, The Plantagenet Ancestry of King Edward III and Queen Philippa (Salt Lake City, Utah: Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Society, 1985), 195, further cited as Moriarty, Plantagenet Ancestry.
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:235 (Bar 6).