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Montfort, John de, duke of Brittany and earl of Richmond [John of Brittany] (d. 1399), magnate

Michael Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture. 1895 words.

Montfort, John de, duke of Brittany and earl of Richmond [John of Brittany] (d. 1399), magnate, was the only son of John, count of Montfort (d. 1345), and Joan of Flanders, daughter of...

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Brittany, John of, earl of Richmond (1266?–1334), magnate and administrator

Michael Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 975 words.

Brittany, John of, earl of Richmond (1266?–1334), magnate and administrator, was the second son of John (II), duke of Brittany (d. 1305), and Beatrice (d. 1275), second daughter of Henry...

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Dinan Castle

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 556 words.

Castle in Brittany, France. It was built from 1382 by John IV of Montfort, Duke of Brittany (reg 1341–99

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DAVID, John (1761–1841)

in Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 580 words.

John Baptist Mary David was born on 4 June 1761 in Couëron, near Nantes, in the Brittany region of France.

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Joan of Navarre (b. c.1370)

John Cannon and Anne Hargreaves.

in The Kings and Queens of Britain

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 140 words.

Henry IV's second wife was married first to John, duke of Brittany, who died in 1399, leaving her as

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Prince Arthur

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

(1187–c. 1203).

A young Plantagenet prince murdered by his uncle King John. As the posthumous only son of Geoffrey and Constance of Brittany, Arthur was duke of Brittany from the...

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Joan of Navarre

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 108 words.

(c. 1370–1437),

queen of Henry IV. A daughter of Charles the Bad, king of Navarre, Joan married John IV, duke of Brittany, in ...

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Forster, Sir Charles

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 97 words.

2nd Bt cr 1874; MA

Born Chateau La Colinais, Brittany, 1 June 1841; e s of 1st Bt and Frances, d of late John Surtees; ...

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Richmond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. 254 words.

For this title name see entries Savoy, Peter of, count of Savoy and de facto earl of Richmond (1203–1268); Brittany, John of, earl of Richmond (1266–1334); Montfort, John de, duke of...

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Eleanor of Brittany (1275–1342), abbess of Fontevrault

Berenice M. Kerr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: European History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 453 words.

Eleanor of Brittany (1275–1342), abbess of Fontevrault, the sixth and youngest child of John (II), duke of Brittany (d. 1305), and Beatrice (d. 1275), daughter of Henry III, took the veil...

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Siege and Battle of La Roche Derrien

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

In 1346, Brittany was torn by a civil war between two claimants to the ducal throne: John de Montfort, supported by the English, and Charles of Blois, nephew of the ...

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Cornewall, John, Baron Fanhope (d. 1443), soldier

S. J. Payling.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 961 words.

Cornewall, John, Baron Fanhope (d. 1443), soldier, was the son and heir of Sir John Cornewall (d. 1392?), third son of Sir Geoffrey Cornewall of Burford in Shropshire, reportedly with a...

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Sovereigns, Sterling and ‘Some Bastards too!’: Brexit Seen from Shakespeare’s King John

Gary Watt.

in Journal of International Dispute Settlement

March 2018; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 11780 words.

ABSTRACT

2016 marks the 800th anniversary of the death of King John and the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. The premise of this article...

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Clanvow, Sir John (c. 1341–1391), courtier and poet

Nigel Saul.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Social and Cultural History. 785 words.

Clanvow, Sir John (c. 1341–1391), courtier and poet, was probably the son and heir of John Clanvow, a minor landowner in the Welsh borders. In his early years John the younger saw active...

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Channel Islands and Isle of Man

David Heywood Anderson.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3099 words.

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battle of Auray

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

1364.

Sir John Chandos, who had fought at Crécy and Poitiers, was engaged in 1364 in supporting the claims of John de Montfort to the duchy of Brittany against those of Charles de...

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Swinton, Sir John (c. 1350–1402), landowner and soldier

Alastair J. Macdonald.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 664 words.

Swinton, Sir John (c. 1350–1402), landowner and soldier, is of Scottish origins. He is first recorded in 1370 on the English expedition to Brittany led by Sir Robert Knolles—an...

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William de Braose

Overview page. Subjects: British History — European History.

(d. 1211).

King John's treatment of William is the most notorious example of his capricious approach towards his subjects. William, a major Welsh marcher lord, supported John's...

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peace of Le Goulet

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

1200.

On Richard I's death in 1199 a struggle over the succession broke out between King John and his nephew Arthur of Brittany. Philip II ‘Augustus’ of France lent Arthur support...

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