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Louis I, Count of Nevers

Louis I, Count of Nevers
Count Louis (right)
Died(1322-07-22)22 July 1322
Noble familyHouse of Dampierre
Spouse(s)Joan, Countess of Rethel
FatherRobert III, Count of Flanders
MotherYolande II, Countess of Nevers

Louis I (1272 – 22 July 1322) was suo jure Count of Nevers and jure uxoris Count of Rethel.

Louis was a son of Robert III, Count of Flanders,[1] and Yolande, Countess of Nevers.[2] He succeeded his parents as Count of Nevers. In December 1290, he married Joan, Countess of Rethel,[3] and thus became her co-ruler in the County of Rethel. They had two children:

He died in Paris shortly before his father and thus never succeeded his father as Count of Flanders.


  1. ^ William H. TeBrake, A Plague of Insurrection: Popular Politics and Peasant Revolt in Flanders, 1323-1328 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993), 36.
  2. ^ The Low Countries and the Disputed Imperial Election of 1314, Henry S. Lucas, Speculum, Vol. 21, No. 1 (Jan., 1946), 80.
  3. ^ a b David M Nicholas, Medieval Flanders, (Taylor & Francis, 1992), 442.
Louis I, Count of Nevers House of DampierreBorn: 1272 Died: 22 July 1322 French nobility Preceded byYolande and Robert Count of Nevers 1280–1322 Succeeded byLouis I Preceded byJoanas sole ruler Count of Rethel 1290–1322 Succeeded byJoanas sole ruler
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Louis I, Count of Nevers
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