Catherine de Courtenay (d. 1307)

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Catherine de Courtenay (d. 1307)

Countess of Valois. Name variations: Katherina de Courtenay. Died on January 3, 1307; daughter of Beatrice of Anjou (d. 1275) and Philipp de Courtenay,titular emperor of Constantinople; became second wife of Charles of Valois also known as Charles I (1270–1325), count of Valois and duke of Anjou (son of Philip III the Bold, king of France), on February 8, 1301; children: Jeanne of Valois , countess of Beaumont (b. 1304, who married Robert III of Artois); stepchildren: Philip VI of Valois (1293–1350), king of France (r. 1328–1350); Jeanne of Valois (c. 1294–1342, mother of Philippa of Hainault).