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Isabella of Valois, Dutchess of Bourbon

See 1313August 26, 1388). Was a daughter of Charles of Valois and his third wife Mahaut of Chatillon. Her paternal grandparents were Philip IV of France and Isabella of Aragon. Her maternal grandparents were Guy IV, Count of Saint-Pol and Marie of Brittany. She was a sister of Blanche of Valois, who married Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Blanche's daughter was Katharine of Bohemia, Blanche died in 1348 at the age of 31. Isabella's other sister was Marie of Valois who married Charles, Duke of Calabria in 1323, Marie was the mother of Joan I of Naples. Isabella had a brother called Louis, he became Count of Chartres but he died at the tender age of ten, Isabella, her mother and sisters were very upset. When her father died in 1325 all his titles went to Isabella's older half siblings by his first marriage to Marguerite of Anjou and Maine. We know Isabella was born in 1313 but it is unknown what her exact birthday was.

Marriage and husband's death

On 25 January 1326 she married Peter I, Duke of Bourbon, son of Louis I, Duke of Bourbon. Peter and Isabella had only one son, Louis and seven daughters. Her husband sadly died at the Battle of Poitiers in 1356, Isabella never remarried. After her husbands death Isabella's son Louis became the Duke of Bourbon, in 1356 Isabella arranged for her daughter Jeanne to marry Charles V of France, at the time he was the Dauphin of France so Jeanne became Dauphine.

Children

Ancestors

Isabella's ancestors in three generations'
Isabella of Valois Father:
Charles of Valois
Paternal Grandfather:
Philip III of France
Paternal Great-Grandfather:
Louis IX of France
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Marguerite of Provence
Paternal Grandmother:
Isabella of Aragon
Paternal Great-Grandfather:
James I of Aragon
Paternal Great-Grandmother:
Violant of Hungary
Mother:
Mahaut of Chatillon
Maternal Grandfather:
Guy IV, Count of Saint-Pol
Maternal Great-Grandfather:
Guy III, Count of Saint-Pol
Maternal Great-Grandmother:
Matilda of Brabant
Maternal Grandmother:
Marie of Brittany
Maternal Great-grandfather:
John II, Duke of Brittany
Maternal Great-Grandmother:
Beatrice of England
Through her mother, Isabella is a descendent of Henry III of England, her greatgrand mother Beatrice is his daughter, and Henry is a direct descendent of William I of England. Through her father she is a descendent of French kings. She is also an ancester of French kings through her daughter Jeanne, though Isabella is also an ancester of Tudor kings and queens such as Elizabeth I of England and Henry VIII of England.

In 1328 her cousin Charles IV of France died, her half brother Philip became king of France as Philip IV of France, Isabella was 15 years of age at the time of her half brother corination. Isabella died in 1388 at the age of 75, she had outlived two of her children and at the time of her death was one of the only children by all of her fathers wives left alive, her sisters Marie and Blanche had died young (Marie aged 23 and Blanche aged 31).

">Isabella of Valois, Duchess of Bourbon Family Isabella of Valois (1313 – August 26, 1388). Was a daughter of Charles of Valois and his third wife Mahaut of Chatillon. Her paternal grandparents were Philip IV of France and Isabella of Aragon. Her maternal grandparents were Guy IV, Count of Saint-Pol and Marie of Brittany. She was a sister of Blanche of Valois, who married Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Blanche's daughter was Katharine of Bohemia, Blanche died in 1348 at the age of 31. Isabella's other sister was Marie of Valois who married Charles, Duke of Calabria in 1323, Marie was the mother of Joan I of Naples. Isabella had a brother called Louis, he became Count of Chartres but he died at the tender age of ten, Isabella, her mother and sisters were very upset. When her father died in 1325 all his titles went to Isabella's older half siblings by his first marriage to Marguerite of Anjou and Maine. We know Isabella was born in 1313 but it is unknown what her exact birthday was. Marriage and husband's death On 25 January 1326 she married Peter I, Duke of Bourbon, son of Louis I, Duke of Bourbon. Peter and Isabella had only one son, Louis and seven daughters. Her husband sadly died at the Battle of Poitiers in 1356, Isabella never remarried. After her husbands death Isabella's son Louis became the Duke of Bourbon, in 1356 Isabella arranged for her daughter Jeanne to marry Charles V of France, at the time he was the Dauphin of France so Jeanne became Dauphine. Children Jeanne (1338–1378), married King Charles V of France Blanche (1339–1361, Medina-Sidonia), married King Pedro of Castile in 1353 in Valladolid, poisoned by her husband Bonne (1341 – January 19, 1402, Château de Mâcon), married Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy in 1355 in Paris Catherine (1342–1427, Paris), married John VI, Count of Harcourt Margaret (1344–1416), married Arnaud Amanieu, Viscount of Tartas Isabelle (b. 1345) Mary (1347–1401, Poissy), Prioress of PoissyAncestors Isabella's ancestors in three generations' Isabella of Valois Father:Charles of Valois Paternal Grandfather:Philip III of France Paternal Great-Grandfather:Louis IX of France Paternal Great-grandmother:Marguerite of Provence Paternal Grandmother:Isabella of Aragon Paternal Great-Grandfather:James I of Aragon Paternal Great-Grandmother:Violant of Hungary Mother:Mahaut of Chatillon Maternal Grandfather:Guy IV, Count of Saint-Pol Maternal Great-Grandfather:Guy III, Count of Saint-Pol Maternal Great-Grandmother:Matilda of Brabant Maternal Grandmother:Marie of Brittany Maternal Great-grandfather:John II, Duke of Brittany Maternal Great-Grandmother:Beatrice of England Through her mother, Isabella is a descendent of Henry III of England, her greatgrand mother Beatrice is his daughter, and Henry is a direct descendent of William I of England. Through her father she is a descendent of French kings. She is also an ancester of French kings through her daughter Jeanne, though Isabella is also an ancester of Tudor kings and queens such as Elizabeth I of England and Henry VIII of England.In 1328 her cousin Charles IV of France died, her half brother Philip became king of France as Philip IV of France, Isabella was 15 years of age at the time of her half brother corination. Isabella died in 1388 at the age of 75, she had outlived two of her children and at the time of her death was one of the only children by all of her fathers wives left alive, her sisters Marie and Blanche had died young (Marie aged 23 and Blanche aged 31).

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