John, Count of Brienne

This article is about John, the Cypriot nobleman and Count of Brienne. For his great-uncle, the King of Jerusalem and regent of Constantinople, see John of Brienne.

John, Count of Brienne (c. 1235 c. 1260) was the eldest son of Walter IV of Brienne and Marie of Lusignan, a princess of Cyprus.

He inherited the County of Brienne on his father's death in 1246, but preferred to live among his mother's relatives at the court of Cyprus, and played little part in international politics. In 1255, he married Marie, Lady of Thieusies (in Hainaut), the daughter of Sohier II of Enghien. They had no children, and when he died, he was succeeded by his brother Hugh.


French nobility
Preceded by
Walter IV
Count of Brienne
1246 c. 1260
Succeeded by
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