Duke of Berry

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Arms of the ducs de Berry (after 1376).

The title of Duke of Berry (duc de Berry) in the French nobility was frequently created for junior members of the French royal family. The Berry region now consists of the départements of Cher, Indre and parts of Vienne. The capital of Berry is Bourges.

Duke of Berry, first creation (1360)[edit]

Duke of Berry, second creation (1416)[edit]

Duke of Berry, third creation (1417)[edit]

Duke of Berry, fourth creation (1461)[edit]

Duke of Berry, fifth creation (1472)[edit]

  • Francis of Valois, Duke of Berry (1472 – 1473), sixth son of Louis XI. Died in infancy.

Duke of Berry, sixth creation (1517)[edit]

Duke of Berry, seventh creation (1550)[edit]

Duke of Berry, eighth creation (1576)[edit]

Duke of Berry, ninth creation (1686)[edit]

Duke of Berry, tenth creation (1754)[edit]

Duke of Berry, eleventh creation (1776)[edit]

Present use[edit]

The title is currently used by Prince Alphonse of Bourbon, second son of the legitimist claimant to the French throne Louis Alphonse, Duke of Anjou.

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