Bonne of Berry

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Bonne of Berry
Countess of Savoy
Countess of Armagnac
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Born1362 or 1365
Died30 December 1435 (aged 69–70)
SpouseAmadeus VII, Count of Savoy
Bernard VII, Count of Armagnac
IssueAmadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy
Bonne of Savoy
Joan of Savoy
John IV, Count of Armagnac
Bonne, Duchess of Orléans
Barnard, Count of Pardiac
Anne, Countess of Dreux
Jeanne of Armagnac
Béatrix of Armagnac
FatherJohn, Duke of Berry
MotherJoanna of Armagnac

Bonne of Berry (1362/1365 – 30 December 1435) was the daughter of John, Duke of Berry, and Joanna of Armagnac.[1] Through her father, she was a granddaughter of John II of France.

First marriage[edit]

Her first marriage was to Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy. Their marriage contract is dated 7 May 1372 and they married on 18 January 1377, but she wouldn't arrive in Savoy until 1381.[2] They had the following children:

After Amadeus' death in 1391, a regency dispute over their son Amadeus VIII ensued after her husband passed over Bonne in favor of his mother Bonne of Bourbon. This conflict would only be resolved by an agreement, signed on 8 May 1393.

Second marriage[edit]

Her second marriage was to Bernard VII of Armagnac. Their marriage contract is dated on 2 December 1393.[3] They had the following children:



  1. ^ a b Samaran 1905, p. 246-247.
  2. ^ a b Vaughan 2002, p. 53.
  3. ^ Schnerb 2005, p. 105.


  • Samaran, Charles (1905). "De quelques manuscrits ayant appartenu à Jean d'Armagnac" (PDF). Bibliothèque de l'École des Chartes Année. 66 (1).
  • Schnerb, Bertrand (2005). "Un Seigneur Auvergnat a la Cour de Bourgogne: Renaud II, Vicomte de Murat (1405-1420)". Annuaire-Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire de France Nuaire-Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire de France.
  • Vaughan, Richard (2002). Philip the Bold: The Formation of the Burgundian State. Boydell Press.
Preceded by Countess of Savoy
Succeeded by