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Saturday, July 2, 2011
9994870. Jean de Brienne dit d’Arce & 9994871. Jeanne de Chateaudun
~1229, Jean born in Acre, s/o 23640736. Jean de Brienne & 23640737. Berengere of Castile-Leon.
~1230, Jeanne born in France, coheir & d/o 19989742. Geoffroi VI of Chateaudun & 19989743. Clemence des Roches.
3/27/1237, Jean’s father died.(S) FMG.
1244, Sons of Jean de Brienne, Emperor of Constantinople, Alphonse , Jean and Louis sent to King Louis IX of France. [Likely because King Louis had decided to take the cross of a crusader.]
3/1248, Jeanne 1st married to Jean Comte de Montfort, s/o Amaury VI, compte de Montfort & Beatrice de Bourgogne.
1249, Jean Comte de Montfort died in Cyprus.
1251, Jean married widow Jeanne de Chateaudun.
~1252, Jeanne de Chateaudun died [likely in childbirth.]
1256-57, Jean married Marie de Coucy, widow of King Alexander II of Scotland, d/o Enguerrand III, lord of Coucy. [2nd marriages for both.]
6/18/1257, Safe conduct for John de Acre, son of the K. of Jerusalem, and the Q. of Scotland his wife, passing through England into Scotland. Syllabus of Rymer’s Foedera, 1869, P60.
11/6/1258, Whereas G. bishop of St. Andrews, John de Acre, Mary the queen, spouse of the said John, Walter Comyn, earl of Meneth, Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, William, earl of Mar, … Alan Durward, … have assumed the rule of the realm of Scotland, the king promises … for the advantage and honour of the king’s son, the king of Scotland, and the king’s daughter, the queen of Scotland, … (S) CPRs.
1260, Jean’s older brother Alfonso became Grand Chamberlain of France.
1262, Jean identified as a kinsman by King Louis IX. (S) PA. [Jean’s mother and King Louis were 1st cousins, the maternal grandfather of each being King Alfonson VIII of Castile.]
Jean named Grand Butler of France.
5/24/1267, The king [of England] to the king of France. The king has received his messengers John de Acre, butler of France, Ingram de Fenles … whom he sent on the affairs of Simon de Montfort, sometime earl of Leicester … (S) CPRs.
8/25/1270, Philip III succeeded as king of France.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne of England while on crusade.
1275, Jean an ambassador to Castile.
1285, Marie de Coucy died.
10/5/1285, Philip IV succeeded as king of France.
10/1294, Jean instituted masses for “nostre pere le roy Jehan de Jherusalem et empereur de Costantinoble … et madame Berangiere sa fame jadis nostre mere” in the church of St Paul, Paris.
1296, Jean d’Acre, seigneur of Chateau-du-Loir, le Boux, Grand Butler of France, Ambassador to Castile died.
Children of Jean and Jeanne:
i. Blanche de Brienne (4997435), born 1252 in France.