Agnes of Burgundy, Duchess of Bourbon

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Agnes of Burgundy
Duchess of Bourbon
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Duchess consort of Bourbon
Tenure 1434-1456
Predecessor Marie, Duchess of Auvergne
Successor Joan of Valois
Born 1407
Died 1 December 1476 (aged 68–69)
Issue John II, Duke of Bourbon
Mary, Duchess of Lorraine
Philip of Bourbon
Charles II, Duke of Bourbon
Isabella, Duchess of Burgundy
Peter II, Duke of Bourbon
Louis of Bourbon
Margaret, Duchess of Savoy
Catherine, Duchess of Guelders
Joanna, Princess of Orange
Jacques, Count of Montpensier
House Valois-Burgundy
Father John the Fearless
Mother Margaret of Bavaria

Agnes of Burgundy (1407 – 1 December 1476), duchess of Bourbon (Bourbonnais) and Auvergne, countess of Clermont, was the daughter of John the Fearless (1371–1419) and Margaret of Bavaria.[1] Her maternal grandparents were Albert I, Duke of Bavaria and Margaret of Brieg. Her paternal grandparents were Philip the Bold and Margaret III, Countess of Flanders.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Agnes was married to Charles I, Duke of Bourbon (1401–1456), and together they had eleven children: [2]

Ancestry[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ O'Reilly, Elizabeth Boyle, How France Built Her Cathedrals, (Harper Brothers Publishers:London, 1921), 265.
  2. ^ Leguai, André, "Agnès de Bourgogne, duchesse de Bourbon (1405?-1476)," in Les ducs de Bourbon, le Bourbonnais et le royaume de France à la fin du Moyen Age (Société bourbonnaise des études locales: Yzeure, 2005), 145-60.

References[edit]

  • O'Reilly, Elizabeth Boyle, How France Built Her Cathedrals, (Harper Brothers Publishers:London, 1921)