Philippe, Duke of Nemours
|Philippe, Duke of Nemours|
Coat of Arms of the Dukes of Savoy after Emmanuel Philibert
|Noble family||House of Savoy|
|Father||Philip II, Duke of Savoy|
|Mother||Claudine de Brosse|
|Died||25 November 1533
Philippe of Savoy, Duke of Nemours (1490 – 25 November 1533) was a French nobleman. He was a son of Philip II, Duke of Savoy, and his second wife Claudine de Brosse. He was a half-brother of Louise of Savoy, the mother of Francis I of France. He was the founder of the Nemours branch of the house of Savoy which eventually settled in France.
Originally destined for the priesthood, he was given the bishopric of Geneva at the age of five, but resigned it in 1510, when he was made count of Genevois. He served under Louis XII, with whom he was present at the battle of Agnadello (1509), under the emperor Charles V in 1520, and finally under his nephew, Francis I.
- Joanna, who married Nicolas, Duke of Mercœur as his second wife, and had 6 children with him, and
- Jacques, Duke of Nemours
Philippe, Duke of NemoursBorn: 1490 Died: 25 November 1533
Louise of Savoy
|Duke of Nemours
Jacques of Savoy
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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