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Guy IV of Châtillon
Count of Saint-Pol
Bornc. 1254
Died(1317-04-06)6 April 1317
Noble familyChâtillon
Spouse(s)Marie of Brittany
Issue
FatherGuy III, Count of Saint-Pol
MotherMatilda of Brabant

Guy IV of Châtillon, Count of Saint Pol (c. 1254 – 6 April 1317) was a French nobleman. He was the son of Guy III, Count of Saint-Pol and Matilda of Brabant.

In 1292, he married Marie of Brittany,[1] daughter of John II, Duke of Brittany and Beatrice of England. They had eight children:

He held the office of Grand Butler of France.

He was placed in joint command (with Robert VI of Auvergne) of one of the two reserve "battles" of the French troops at the Battle of the Golden Spurs, where the French army was led by his elder half-brother Robert II, Count of Artois. He was able to escape when the French were routed by the Flemings, but his brother Jacques, elder half-brother Robert, and many of his relatives were killed.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b Campbell 2017, p. 433.
  2. ^ Russell 2013, p. 299.
  3. ^ Sargent-Baur 1999, p. 33.
  4. ^ Campbell 2017, p. 434.
  5. ^ Bradbury 2007, p. 257.

Sources

  • Bradbury, Jim (2007). The Capetians:Kings of France, 987-1328. Hambledon Continuum.
  • Campbell, Anna (2017). "Franciscan Nuns in England, the Minoress Foundations and Their Patrons, 1281-1367". In Robson, Michael J.P. (ed.). The English Province of the Franciscans (1224-c.1350). Brill. p. 426-447.
  • Russell, Delbert W. (2013). "The Cultural Context of the French Prose "remaniement" of the Life of Edward the Confessor by a nun of Barking Abbey". In Wogan-Browne, Jocelyn (ed.). Language and Culture in Medieval Britain: The French of England, C.1100-c.1500. Boydell & Brewer. p. 290-302.
  • Sargent-Baur, Barbara N. (1999). Philippe de Remi, Le Roman de la Manekine. Rodopi.
Preceded byHugh VI Count of Saint Pol 1292–1317 Succeeded byJohn II


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