Marie of Armagnac

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Marie of Armagnac
Duchess of Alençon
Born 1420
Died 25 July 1473[1]
Cloister Mortagne-au-Perche
Spouse John II of Alençon
Issue Catherine of Alençon
René of Alençon
House Armagnac
Father John IV of Armagnac
Mother Isabella of Navarre

Marie of Armagnac (c. 1420–1473) was a French noblewoman, daughter of John IV of Armagnac and his second wife, Isabella of Navarre. Through her son, she would eventually become the great-grandmother of Henry IV of France.

Marriage and children[edit]

On 30 April 1437, Marie became the second wife of John II of Alençon.[1] Their marriage was at the Chateau L'Isle-Jourdain. They had two surviving children:

Marie died on 25 July 1473 at Cloister Mortagne-au-Perche. Her husband died three years later, on 8 September 1476 in Paris.


Marie's ancestors in three generations

John II of Armagnac
Bernard VII of Armagnac
Jeanne de Périgord
John IV of Armagnac
Jean, Duke of Berry
Bonne de Berry
Joanna of Armagnac
Marie of Armagnac
Charles II of Navarre
Charles III of Navarre
Jeanne de Valois, Queen of Navarre
Isabella of Navarre
Henry II of Castile
Eleanor of Castile
Juana Manuel of Castile


  1. ^ a b Crawley, Charles. "Medieval Lands: MARIE d´Armagnac". Retrieved 4 February 2010. 
Marie of Armagnac
Born: 1420 1473
Preceded by
Jeanne of Valois
Duchess of Alençon
Succeeded by
Marguerite of Tancarville