Advertisement

 Robert III “Gasteblé” de Dreux

Advertisement

Robert III “Gasteblé” de Dreux

Birth
Death 1234 (aged 48–49)
Burial Braine, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
Memorial ID 91657636 View Source
Suggest Edits

Robert III of Dreux was Count of Dreux and Braine, he was the son of Robert II, Count of Dreux, and Yolanda de Coucy. He was given the byname Gasteblé (lit. wheat-spoiler) when he destroyed a field of wheat while hunting in his youth.
Along with his brother Peter, Duke of Brittany he fought with the future Louis VIII of France in 1212 at Nantes and was captured there during a sortie. He was exchanged after the Battle of Bouvines for William Longsword, Earl of Salisbury, he fought in the Albigensian Crusade, besieging Avignon in 1226. He was a supporter of Blanche of Castile during her regency after the death of Louis VIII in 1226.
In 1210 he married Annora of Saint-Valéry and they had several children:
Yolande of Dreux (1212–1248), who married Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy
John I (1215–1249), later Count of Dreux.
Robert (1217–1264), Viscount of Châteaudun.
Peter (1220–1250), a cleric


Family Members

Parents
Siblings
Children

Advertisement

  • Created by: Kat
  • Added: 9 Jun 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 91657636
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/91657636/robert_iii-de_dreux : accessed ), memorial page for Robert III “Gasteblé” de Dreux (1185–1234), Find a Grave Memorial ID 91657636, citing L'église abbatiale Saint-Yved de Braine, Braine, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France ; Maintained by Kat (contributor 47496397) .