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Antoinette de Bourbon

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Antoinette de Bourbon-La Marche (25 December 1493 – 22 January 1583) was a French noblewoman of the House of Bourbon. She was the wife of Claude of Lorraine. Through her eldest daughter, Mary of Guise, Queen consort of King James V of Scotland, she was the maternal grandmother of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Family and marriage

Antoinette was born on 25 December 1493 at the Chateau de Ham, in the Somme department, Picardy, France, the eldest daughter of François, Count of Vendôme and Marie de Luxembourg. She had four brothers and a sister. Her paternal grandparents were Jean VIII, Count of Vendome and Isabelle de Beauveau. Her maternal grandparents were Pierre II de Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol and Marguerite of Savoy. She married Claude of Lorraine on 9 June 1513. Together they had 12 children.

[edit]Children

Mary of Guise (1515–1560), married King James V of Scotland in 1538. Their daughter was Mary, Queen of Scots

Francis, Duke of Guise (1519–1563)

Louise of Guise (January 10, 1520, Bar-le-Duc – October 18, 1542), married Charles I, Duke of Arschot on February 20, 1541

Renée of Guise (September 2, 1522 – April 3, 1602), Abbess of St. Pierre, Reims

Charles, Duke of Chevreuse, Archbishop of Reims and Cardinal of Guise (1524–1574)

Claude, Duke of Aumale (1526–1573)

Louis I, Cardinal of Guise (1527–1578)

Philip (September 3, 1529, Joinville – September 24, 1529, Joinville)

Peter (b. April 3, 1530, Joinville), died young

Antoinette of Guise (August 31, 1531, Joinville – March 6, 1561, Joinville), Abbess of Faremoutier

Francis, Grand Prior of the Order of Malta (April 18, 1534, Joinville – March 6, 1563)

René, Marquis of Elbeuf (1536–1566)

[edit]Domestic Affairs

Antoinette was described as having been a remarkable woman, combining a strong sense of family pride with a wry sense of humour. She exhibited considerable administrative talent at domestic economy as well as in the running of the vast Guise dominions surrounding their chateau of Joinville.[1]

She exerted a powerful influence on the childhood of her granddaughter Mary, Queen of Scots during the latter's thirteen-year sojourn in France[2], and was one of her principal advisors. Antoinette acted as proxy for her daughter, Mary of Guise during the betrothal ceremony of the Queen of Scots and the Dauphin Francis in 1558.[3]

Antoinette de Bourbon died on 22 January 1583 at the Chateau de Joinville. She was eighty-nine years of age, having outlived all of her children save her daughter Reneé, Abbess of St. Pierre. Her cherished granddaughter, Mary, Queen of Scots was executed four years after her death.

[edit]Notes

^ Fraser, p. 43

^ Fraser, p. 42

^ Fraser, p. 75

[edit]References

Fraser, Antonia. Mary, Queen of Scots. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1969. ISBN 0297177737

thepeerage.com Accessed July 14, 2007

stirnet.com Accessed July 14, 2007

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Antoinette de Bourbon-La Marche (25 December 1493 – 22 January 1583) was a French noblewoman of the House of Bourbon. She was the wife of Claude of Lorraine. Through her eldest daughter, Mary of Guise, Queen consort of King James V of Scotland, she was the maternal grandmother of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Family and marriage

Antoinette was born on 25 December 1493 at the Chateau de Ham, in the Somme department, Picardy, France, the eldest daughter of François, Count of Vendôme and Marie de Luxembourg. She had four brothers and a sister. Her paternal grandparents were Jean VIII, Count of Vendome and Isabelle de Beauveau. Her maternal grandparents were Pierre II de Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol and Marguerite of Savoy. She married Claude of Lorraine on 9 June 1513. Together they had 12 children.

Children

Mary of Guise (1515–1560), married King James V of Scotland in 1538. Their daughter was Mary, Queen of Scots

Francis, Duke of Guise (1519–1563)

Louise of Guise (January 10, 1520, Bar-le-Duc – October 18, 1542), married Charles I, Duke of Arschot on February 20, 1541

Renée of Guise (September 2, 1522 – April 3, 1602), Abbess of St. Pierre, Reims

Charles, Duke of Chevreuse, Archbishop of Reims and Cardinal of Guise (1524–1574)

Claude, Duke of Aumale (1526–1573)

Louis I, Cardinal of Guise (1527–1578)

Philip (September 3, 1529, Joinville – September 24, 1529, Joinville)

Peter (b. April 3, 1530, Joinville), died young

Antoinette of Guise (August 31, 1531, Joinville – March 6, 1561, Joinville), Abbess of Faremoutier

Francis, Grand Prior of the Order of Malta (April 18, 1534, Joinville – March 6, 1563)

René, Marquis of Elbeuf (1536–1566)

Domestic Affairs

Antoinette was described as having been a remarkable woman, combining a strong sense of family pride with a wry sense of humour. She exhibited considerable administrative talent at domestic economy as well as in the running of the vast Guise dominions surrounding their chateau of Joinville.

She exerted a powerful influence on the childhood of her granddaughter Mary, Queen of Scots during the latter's thirteen-year sojourn in France, and was one of her principal advisors. Antoinette acted as proxy for her daughter, Mary of Guise during the betrothal ceremony of the Queen of Scots and the Dauphin Francis in 1558.

Antoinette de Bourbon died on 22 January 1583 at the Chateau de Joinville. She was eighty-nine years of age, having outlived all of her children save her daughter Reneé, Abbess of St. Pierre. Her cherished granddaughter, Mary, Queen of Scots was executed four years after her death.

-------------------- Antoinette de Bourbon F, #108319, b. 25 December 1493, d. 22 January 1583

Antoinette de Bourbon|b. 25 Dec 1493\nd. 22 Jan 1583|p10832.htm#i108319|François de Bourbon, Duc de Vendôme|b. 1470\nd. 1495|p11371.htm#i113710|Marie de Luxembourg, Comtesse de St. Pol|d. 1 Apr 1546|p11372.htm#i113712|Jean I. de Bourbon, Comte de Vendôme|b. bt 1425 - 1446\nd. 6 Jan 1477|p11371.htm#i113704|Isabel de Beauveau|b. c 1436\nd. c 1474|p11371.htm#i113705|Peter I. de Luxembourg, Comte de St. Pol|d. 25 Oct 1482|p11372.htm#i113713|Margaret di Savoia|d. 9 Mar 1483|p478.htm#i4773|

Last Edited=6 Jan 2009 Consanguinity Index=0.0%

Antoinettte de Bourbon 1 Antoinette de Bourbon was born on 25 December 1493. She was the daughter of François de Bourbon, Duc de Vendôme and Marie de Luxembourg, Comtesse de St. Pol.2 She married Claude de Lorraine, Duc de Guise, son of René II de Vaudémont, Duc de Lorraine and Philippine von Geldern, in 1513. She died on 22 January 1583 at age 89. Children of Antoinette de Bourbon and Claude de Lorraine, Duc de Guise 1.Marie de Lorraine+2 b. 22 Nov 1515, d. 10 Jun 1560 2.François I de Lorraine, Duc de Guise+ b. 1519, d. 1563 3.Louise de Guise b. 1520, d. 1542 4.Renee de Guise b. 1522, d. 1602 5.Charles de Guise b. 1524, d. 1574 6.Claude de Guise, Duc d'Aumale+ b. 1526, d. 1573 7.Louis de Guise b. 1527, d. 1578 8.Philippe de Guise b. 1529, d. 1529 9.Pierre de Guise b. 1530 10.Antonie de Guise b. 1531, d. 1561 11.François de Guise b. 1534, d. 1563 12.René de Guise, Duc de Lorraine-Elboeuf+ b. 1536, d. b 14 Dec 1566 Citations 1.[S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family." 2.[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 241. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

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Antoinette de Bourbon-Vendôme's Timeline

1493
December 25, 1493
Chateau de Ham, Somme department, Picardy, France
1513
1513
Age 19
Париж, France
1515
November 22, 1515
Age 21
Bar-le-Duc, Lorraine, France
1519
February 17, 1519
Age 25
Guise, France
1520
January 10, 1520
Age 26
Guise, France
1522
September 22, 1522
Age 28
Guise, France
1524
February 17, 1524
Age 30
Guise, France
1526
August 18, 1526
Age 32
Joinville, Haute-Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France
1527
October 21, 1527
Age 33
Guise, France
1529
September 3, 1529
Age 35
Guise, France