Margaret of Bourbon (1438-1483)

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Margaret of Bourbon
Countess of Bresse
Lady of Bugey
Spouse Philip II, Duke of Savoy
Issue Louise, Countess of Angoulême
Girolamo
Philibert II, Duke of Savoy
Father Charles I, Duke of Bourbon
Mother Agnes of Burgundy
Born 5 February 1438
Died 24 April 1483 (aged 45)

Margaret of Bourbon (5 February 1438 – 24 April 1483)[1] was the daughter of Charles I, Duke of Bourbon (1401–1456) and Agnes of Burgundy (1407–1476).

On 6 April 1472,[2] she became the first wife of Philip II, Duke of Savoy (1443–1497). Her children from this marriage included Louise of Savoy (1476–1531), who became the mother of Francis I, King of France (1494–1547), and Philibert II, Duke of Savoy (1480–1504).

She died on 24 April 1483 at the Chateau de Pont d'Ain.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles Cawley, 'Medieval Lands, Bourbon, retrieved on 5 February 2010
  2. ^ a b Cawley