|Jean I DE CHALON Seigneur d'Arlay
Jean I DE CHALON Seigneur d'Arlay
- Born: 1259
- Married (1): 1280
- Married (2): Abt 1312
- Died: Bef 30 Oct 1315
Another name for Jean was Jean DE SALINS.
His parentage is confirmed by the charter dated 27 Apr 1279 in which "Othes cuens de Bourgoingne, palatins et sires de Salins" names "nostre…oncle…Jehan de Chalon, signour d´Arlay…". "Jehans cuens de Bourgoigne et sires de Salins" granted "le chastel de Chalemont…" to "es enfant que nous avons et aurons de la contesse Lore, nostre tierce fame, fille de jadis mons. Symon de Commercy", by charter dated 25 Mar 1263. Sire d'Arlay 1267. A charter dated 4 May 1269 confirms the restitution of "le donjon de l´Estoille" to "dame Lore contesse de Chalon et à Jehan son fils" by "Estienes sires d´Oiseler…et li sires de Jayz". Rudolf I von Habsburg King of Germany, his brother-in-law, granted him the town and castle of Neuchâtel . He fought with Rudolf, as the latter's Lieutenant, in the war against the Counts of Burgundy and Ferrette in 1289, being rewarded with the avouerie of the Abbaye de Saint-Claude in May 1291. He bought the Viscounty of Besançon from Eudes de Montferrand. Marshal of the Bishop of Liège 1297/98. Philippe IV "le Bel" King of France recognised him as Governor of the County of Burgundy 28 Aug 1306. His date of death is set by the charter dated 30 Oct 1315 of Louis X King of France which refers to the inheritance of "Hugone de Cabilone domino de Arlato, milite, et Johanne de Cabilone…eius fratre".
Jean married Marguerite DE BOURGOGNE Dame de Vitteaux, daughter of Hugues IV DE BOURGOGNE Comte de Chalon and Béatrice DE CHAMPAGNE Infanta doña Beatriz de Navarra, in 1280. (Marguerite DE BOURGOGNE Dame de Vitteaux died after 1305.)
Jean also married Alix DE CLERMONT Heiress of Dunois, daughter of Raoul III DE CLERMONT Seigneur de Nesle, Connétable de France and Alix DE DREUX Vicomtesse de Châteaudun, about 1312. (Alix DE CLERMONT Heiress of Dunois was born about 1275 and died in 1330.)