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  1. Jeanne de Clisson (1300–1359), also known as Jeanne de Belleville and the Lioness of Brittany, was a French / Breton former noblewoman who became a privateer to avenge her husband after he was executed for treason by the French king. She crossed the English Channel targeting French ships and often slaughtering their crew.

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  3. Jeanne de Clisson - Wikipedia

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    Jeanne de Clisson (1300–1359), also known as Jeanne de Belleville and the Lioness of Brittany, was a French / Breton former noblewoman who became a privateer to avenge her husband after he was executed for treason by the French king. She crossed the English Channel targeting French ships and often slaughtering their crew.

  4. Jeanne De Clisson, The Female Pirate Who Vowed Revenge ...

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    Born in 1300, Jeanne de Clisson was a French noblewoman who as the story goes, was given little choice in taking up arms against her country and her monarch. It was France’s apparent betrayal of her second husband, Olivier de Clisson, an important noble from the Duchy of Brittany, that would lead her to exact terrible vengeance.

  5. Jeanne de Clisson, the Lioness of Brittany, and Her Black Fleet

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    Jeanne de Clisson was a mother, a wife, and a powerful warrior. She fought for thirteen years and ensured that Brittany could keep the duchy away from French control. She played a significant role in the War of Breton Succession decimating the French troops and their resources.

  6. 6 Lady Pirates | Britannica

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    Jeanne de Clisson was the mother of 7 children when she began her reign of terror. During the Hundred Years’ War, in the 14th century, the Duke of Brittany died and a territorial dispute began over the region between France and England.

  7. Jeanne de Clisson, the Bloody Lioness of Brittany - HeadStuff

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    Jeanne de Clisson, the Bloody Lioness of Brittany. By Ciaran Conliffe Last updated Apr 4, 2016. Jeanne de Clisson was born in the French town of Belleville-sur-Vie in 1300. She was the one of the de Belleville family, who had ruled in the area for hundreds of years. In fact, she wound up being the last of the de Belleville family, as her father, the last male heir, died when she was three years old.

  8. Jeanne de Clisson Pirate - Biography and Facts - Anne Bonny

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    Jeanne de Clisson was a 14th century Bretton noblewoman who is today mostly remembered for her 13-year long career as a pirate and privateer in the waters of English Channel. Born in the high nobility of the northern French province, she swore revenge against the France for the execution of her husband that was approved by the King Philip VI himself.

  9. Vengeful Facts About Jeanne De Clisson, "The ... - Factinate

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    Jeanne de Clisson was the hot girl on the Middle Ages dating market. After her second marriage got cancelled, she found herself a new man that very same year. De Clisson tied the knot with Olivier de Clisson, the man who would give her the surname by which she is known to this day.

  10. Jeanne de Clisson - Wikiwand

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    Jeanne de Clisson , also known as Jeanne de Belleville and the Lioness of Brittany, was a French / Breton former noblewoman who became a privateer to avenge her husband after he was executed for treason by the French king. She crossed the English Channel targeting French ships and often slaughtering their crew.

  11. Jeanne de Clisson: The Lioness of Brittany - Rejected Princesses

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    1 Her birth name was Jeanne de Belleville – possibly Jeanne-Louise de Belleville, according to some sources. She took the de Clisson name from Olivier, who was her third husband. The first, she had two kids with before he died. The second was Jean de Montfort, although it was quickly annuled.

  12. Jeanne de Clisson - University of Virginia

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    Jeanne de Clisson Alternate Names: Jeanne de Belleville Jane de Belleville Lioness of Brittany Lady of Clisson Gender: Female Life Dates: 1300-1359 Types: Criminal, thief French Pirate persons with degrees of separation from Jeanne de Clisson Explore Radial Graph Display Publication Bar Graph Biographies (2 Total)