Mary de Coucy (c. 1220–c. 1260)

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Mary de Coucy (c. 1220–c. 1260)

Queen of Scots . Name variations: Marie de Coucy; Mary de Couci; Mary di Coucy; Mary of Coucy. Born around 1220; died around 1260; interred at Newbottle, Scotland; daughter of Enguerrand de Coucy, 3rd baron de Coucy, and Mary de Montmirel-en-Brie ; became second wife of Alexander II (1198–1249), king of Scots (r. 1214–1249), on May 15, 1239; married Jean de Brienne, before June 6, 1257; children: (first marriage) Alexander III (1241–1286), king of Scots (r. 1249–1286); (second marriage) Blanche of Brienne (who married William II de Fiennes). Alexander II's first wife was Joan (1210–1238).