Athon de Courtenay Seigneur
(Abt 985-After 1000)


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Athon de Courtenay Seigneur

  • Born: Abt 985, Courtenay, Loiret, France
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: After 1000, Courtenay, Loiret, France 900

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• Background Information. 900
Athon, in about the year 1000, when King Robert "the wise and holy," swayed the French sceptre, fortified Courtenay, a town situate upon the eminence, near the banks of the river of clair, in the Isle of France, between Sens on the east and Montargis on the west, and about

~Collin's Peerage of England, Vol. VI, p. 215

• Background Information. 141
Robert de Courtenay, died 26 Jul 1242 at Iwerne, Dorset, and was buried at the Abbey of Ford. Robert was the son and heir of Renaud de Courtenay, of Sutton, Berks (1161), who lost his great possessions in France about 1150, the French King, Louis VII, seizing them and granting them in appanage to his own youngest brother, Pierre (ancestor of the French Courtenays). Renaud was brother and heir of Guillaume, son and heir of Miles, son and heir of Josselin, son and heir of Athon, Sire de Courtenay and Château-Renard at the commencement of the eleventh century.

~ Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, (Courtenay), p. 465, footnote (c)

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