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 House of Armagnac (by birth)
House of Valois-Alençon (by marriage)
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.

Ancestors[edit]

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
 


References[edit]

  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
1437–1473
Succeeded by
Marguerite of Tancarville