Duke of Berry
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|Dukedom of Berry|
Arms of the Duke of Berry after 1376
|Creation date||October 1360|
|Monarch||John II of France|
|Peerage||Peerage of France|
|First holder||John of Berry|
|Last holder||Charles Ferdinand d'Artois|
|Extinction date||14 February 1820|
Duke of Berry (French: Duc de Berry) or Duchess of Berry (French: Duchesse de Berry) was a title in the Peerage of France that was created several times for junior members of the French royal family. The Berry region is now the départements of Cher, Indre, and parts of Vienne. The capital of Berry is Bourges.
|Titled||Coat of Arms||Tenure||Consort||Issue(s)|
|House of Valois|
|John of Berry
|October 1360||15 June 1416||Joan of Armagnac (1360–1387)
Joan II of Auveregne (1389–1416)
|Dauphin John of Touraine
|15 June 1416||5 April 1417||Jacqueline of Hainaut||Childless|
|Dauphin Charles of Touraine
then Charles VII
|5 April 1417||22 July 1461||Marie of Anjou|
|Charles of Normandy
|22 July 1461||24 May 1472||Unmarried||Childless|
|Francis of Valois
|24 May 1472||July 1473||Unmarried||Childless|
|Margaret of Angoulême
|1517||21 December 1549||Charles IV of Alençon (1509–1525)
King Henry II of Navarre (1526–1549)
|Margaret of Valois
|29 April 1550||15 September 1574||Duke Emmanuel Philibert of Savoy|
|Francis of Anjou
|6 May 1576||10 June 1584||Unmarried||Childless|
|House of Bourbon|
|Charles of France
|1 August 1686||5 May 1714||Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans||
|Louis-Auguste of Bourbon
then Louis XVI
|24 August 1754||20 December 1765||Marie Antoinette of Austria|
|Charles of Artois
then Charles X
|20 December 1765||25 January 1778||Maria Theresa of Savoy|
|Charles Ferdinand of Artois
|25 January 1778||14 February 1820||Caroline of Bourbon-Sicily|
|Prince Alphonse of Anjou
|29 May 2010||Incumbent||Unmarried|
- Also Countess of Poitiers.
- Also Duchess of Auvergne.
- Also Countess of Mâcon.
- Also Duchess or Countess of Angoulême.
- Also Countess of Saintonge.
- Also Countess of Étampes.
- Also Countess of Montpensier.
- Also Dauphine of France.
- Also Dauphine of Viennois, Countess of Valentinois and of Diois.
- Also Duchess of Touraine.
- Also Countess of Ponthieu.
- Also Duchess of Alençon.
- Viscountess of Vernon, Andely and Gisors, Lady of the castellanies of Rignac and Merpins
- Also Countess of Artois.