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Geoffrey, duke of Brittanylocked

(1158–1186)
  • Michael Jones

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Geoffrey, duke of Brittany (1158–1186), prince, the fourth son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, was born on 23 September 1158. From extreme youth he was destined to represent Plantagenet hopes for domination of neighbouring Brittany, of which he became duke iure uxoris...

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