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Jeanne de Clisson

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Jeanne de Clisson

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Jeanne de Clisson - STETRICE

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Jeanne de Clisson Movie History Project

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Jeanne de Clisson Biographyh

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Jeanne de Belleville

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

  • Married at twelve 

  • Second marriage 

  • Third marriage 

  • Intrigue of Vannes 

  • Tournament and trial 

  • Shock and revenge 

  • Change of allegiances 

  • Black Fleet 

  • Fourth marriage 

  • Historical evidence