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Geoffrey, duke of Brittany

Michael Jones

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10533

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Geoffrey, duke of Brittany (1158–1186), prince, the fourth son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, was born on 23 September 1158. From extreme youth he was destined to represent Plantagenet hopes for domination of neighbouring Brittany, of which he became duke iure uxoris...

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