Alan, Count of Vannes He himself had a son called Herveus, who died around 940, and who is the Father of the first Lords of Rougé, see House of Rougé.
Armand Dayot Armand Dayot, (1851 - 1934), was a French art critic, art historian and leftist politician.
Armorica Armorica or Aremorica is the name given in ancient times to the part of Gaul between the Seine and Loire rivers, that includes the Brittany peninsula, extending inland to an indeterminate ...
Armoricani The Armoricani were a tribe living in the area now called Brittany and all along the coast up to Dieppe in Normandy.
Arthur Le Moyne de La Borderie Arthur Le Moyne de La Borderie, (5 October 1827, Vitré, Ille-et-Vilaine - 17 February 1901, Vitré) was a Breton historian, regarded as a father of Brittany's historiography.
Breton War of Succession The Breton War of Succession was a conflict between the Houses of Blois and Montfort for control of the Duchy of Brittany.
Broërec Broërec (also Bro Erec or Bro Ereg, or even Broerech) is a pre-medieval region in the south of Brittany.
Budic II of Brittany Budic II (Budig or Buddig;), formerly known as Budick, was a king of Armorica in Brittany in the early 6th century.
Capture of Belle Île The Capture of Belle Île was a British amphibious expedition to capture the French island of Belle Île off the Brittany Coast in 1761, during the Seven Years War.
Conomor Conomor (fl. c. 540+), also known as Conomerus or Conomor the Cursed, was an early medieval ruler of Brittany.
Cornouaille Cornouaille (in Breton: Kernev) is a historic region of Brittany in northwest France.
Domnonée Domnonée (Breton: Domnonea) is the modern French version of the Latin name Dumnonia (or Domnonia), which denoted a kingdom in northern Brittany founded by migrants from Dumnonia (Devon) in...
Duchy of Brittany The Duchy of Brittany (Breton: Dugelezh Breizh, French: Duché de Bretagne) was a medieval feudal state that existed between approximately 939 and 1547.
Estates of Brittany The Estates of Brittany was the States Provincial for the province of Brittany.
Gilles de Rais Gilles de Montmorency-Laval (also known as Baron Gilles de Rais) (10 September 1404 – 26 October 1440), Baron de Rais, was a Breton knight, a leader in the French army and a companion-in-arms of Joan of Arc.
Guy XIV de Laval Guy XIV de Laval, François de Montfort-Laval, (28 January 1406 - 2 September 1486, Châteaubriant), comte de Laval, baron de Vitré and of La Roche-Bernard, seigneur of Gâvre, of Acquigny, o...
Guy XVI de Laval Guy XVI, Count of Laval, Mayenne (1 October 1476 – 20 May 1531) was a member of the House of Laval.
History of Brittany The history of Brittany may refer to the entire history of the Armorican peninsula or only to the creation and development of a specifically Brythonic culture and state in the Early Middle Ages and the subsequent history of that state.
House of Laval The House of Laval is a family of barons, later counts, coming from the town of Laval, located in Northwestern France, part of the province of Maine before the French Revolution.
House of Nolasco The House of Nolasco is a French crusader family of the High Nobless of Cyprus and the Venetian Republic.
House of Rohan The House of Rohan is a family of viscounts, later dukes and princes, coming from the locality of Rohan in Brittany.
Intendant of Brittany The Intendancy of Brittany was an intendancy created in 1689 by Louis XIV, after 2 attempts to do so in 1636 and 1647.
Isabeau of Brittany Isabeau of Brittany, was the younger daughter of Francis II, Duke of Brittany and Margaret of Foix and her sister Anne of Brittany's heir to the dukedom.
Isabella of Brittany Isabella of Brittany (in French Isabelle de Bretagne) (1411 – c. 1444) was a daughter of John VI, Duke of Brittany, and his wife, Joan of Valois.
Joan of France, Duchess of Brittany Joan of France (January 24, 1391 – September 27, 1433) was Duchess of Brittany through her marriage to John VI. She was a daughter of Charles VI of France and his wife, Isabeau of Bavaria.
Judicael ap Hoel Saint Judicael ap Hoel was the King of Domnonee and a Breton high king in the mid-seventh century.
Julian Maunoir Julien Maunoir (1606–1683) (also Julian; Juluan Maner), was a French-born Jesuit priest known as the "Apostle of Brittany".
Kingdom of Brittany The Kingdom of Brittany emerged from the combination of the three earlier kingdoms of Armorica: Vannetais, Domnonee and Broerec.
Louis Mélennec Louis Mélennec de Beyre (born 18 March 1941, Guilvinec, Finistère) is a French lawyer, doctor, singer and historian writing and performing as Louis Mélennec and active in Breton nationalism.
Lower Brittany Lower Brittany denotes the parts of Brittany west of Ploërmel, where the Breton language was traditionally spoken, and where the culture associated with this language is most prolific.
Léon Fleuriot Léon Fleuriot (5 April 1923 – 15 March 1987) was a French academic specializing in Celtic languages (Old Breton, Welsh and Irish) and in history, particularly that of Gallo-Roman Brittany ...
Maquis de Saint-Marcel The Maquis de Saint-Marcel was a force of French resistance fighters, 3000 men with 200 Free French SAS (Special Air Service), during World War II operating in Brittany, Morbihan.
Michel Le Nobletz Dom Michel Le Nobletz (Breton: Mikel an Nobletz) (1577-1652) was a vigorous Counter-Reformation missionary active in the west of Brittany, who was responsible for a revival of popular Catholic c...
Order of the Ermine The Order of the Ermine (L’Ordre de l’Hermine) was a chivalric order of the 14th and 15th centuries in the Duchy of Brittany.
Parlement of Brittany The Parlement of Brittany (Fr: parlement de Bretagne) was a court of justice, under France’s Ancien Régime, with its seat at Rennes.
Pays de la Mée The Pays de la Mée) (Breton: Bro-Vaez; Gallo: Paeyi de la Mée) is a historical region of France which was part of the Duchy of Brittany before the French Revolution.
Pays de Retz The Pays de Retz is a historical region of France that currently forms part of the Loire-Atlantique department, but which previously formed part of the Duchy of Brittany.
Pontcallec Conspiracy The Pontcallec conspiracy was a rebellion that arose from an anti-tax movement in Brittany between 1718 and 1720.
Poutrocoet Poutrocoët was an early medieval pagus in Brittany.
Tro Breizh Tro Breizh (Breton for "Tour of Brittany") is a Catholic pilgrimage that links the towns of the seven founding saints of Brittany.
Tryphine Saint Tryphine is a semi-legendary Breton saint whose life is often considered to be the basis of the story of Bluebeard.
Union of Brittany and France The Union of Brittany and France was nearly perfected through the eldest son of Francis I of France and Claude of France, Francis III, Duke of Brittany, the Dauphin of France.
Viscounty of Léon The Viscounty (or County) of Léon was a feudal state in extreme western Brittany in the High Middle Ages.
War of the Breton Succession The Breton War of Succession was a conflict between the Houses of Blois and Montfort for control of the Duchy of Brittany.