Marie of Orléans, Viscountess of Narbonne
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|Marie of Orléans|
Countess of Étampes |
Viscountess of Narbonne
|Born||19 December/September 1457|
|Spouse||John of Foix|
Germaine, Queen of Aragon|
Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours
|Father||Charles, Duke of Orléans|
|Mother||Marie of Cleves|
Marie was the eldest daughter of Charles, Duke of Orléans, and his third wife Marie of Cleves. After a previous betrothal to Peter II, Duke of Bourbon, she married John of Foix on 8 September 1476.
She had two children by John of Foix:
- Germaine of Foix (1488–1538)
- Gaston of Foix (1489–1512)
- served as a general for his uncle Louis XII, killed at the battle of Ravenna in 1512.
- André Thevet, Portraits from the French Renaissance and the Wars of Religion, transl. Edward Benson, ed. Roger Schlesinger, (Truman State University Press, 2010), 3.
- Frederic J. Baumgartner, Louis XII, (St. Martin's Press, 1996), 8.
- Elena Woodacre, The Queens Regnant of Navarre: Succession, Politics, and Partnership, 1274-1512, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), 122.
- Frederic J. Baumgartner, Louis XII, 146.
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