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Jean II de Brosse, also Jehan II de Brosse (1432 – 6 August 1482), was the elder son of Marshal of France Jean I de Brosse. He would become chamberlain of the king of France in 1449. He married Nicole, Countess of Penthièvre, daughter of Charles, Seigneur d'Avaugour. Her father was the third son of John I, Count of Penthièvre, son of Joan, Duchess of Brittany and Charles of Blois. Nicole later brought him, through inheritance in 1479, the County of Penthièvre in the Duchy of Brittany.
Marriage and children
Jean and Nicole had following children :
- Jean III de Brosse (died 1502), his successor.
- Pauline de Brosse, married John II, Count of Nevers
- Claudine de Brosse (1450–1513), married Philip II, Duke of Savoy
- Bernarde of Brosse, married William VIII, Marquess of Montferrat, no issue
- Helena of Brosse, married Boniface III, Marquess of Montferrat, brother of William VIII.
- Blomme 1987, p. 218.
- Blomme, Yves (1987). L'architecture gothique en Saintonge et en Aunis (in French). Bordessoules.