Guy of Brimeu
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Guy of Brimeu
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Guy de Brimeu known as the great or Gwijde of Brimeu, was a knight of the Golden Fleece, he was beheaded in Ghent on 3 April 1477.


His father was Jean of Brimeu, Lord of Humbercourt. He married Antonia de Rambures. Children:


Jean of Croÿ, Lord of Roeulx gifted the dominium of Wesemael to Guy of Brimeu in 1471 and he became the new Marshal of Brabant.[1] He was introduced into the Order of the Golden Fleece on 9 May 1473. He was a personal friend and member of the court of the Duke of Burgundy, Charles the Bold.


Mary of Burgundy tried to save his life, but Guy was beheaded in Ghent after torture on 3 April 1477.


  1. ^ Supplement aux trophées tant sacrés que profanes du duché de Brabant

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