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John of Joinville
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Jean de Joinville

Date of Birth: Probably early 1225

Place of Birth: Joinville, Champagne, France

Date of Death: 1317

Place of Death: Joinville


John of Joinville came from a relatively important family from the Champagne region of France. Born in the 1220s, he became the seneschal of the county upon his father’s death in 1233, as the family had held this position for generations, and he also …

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Mallett, Alex, “John of Joinville”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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