Isabelle de Lorraine (de Lorraine), Duchess (1410 - 1453) MP

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Nicknames: "Isabel De /Lorraine/"
Birthplace: Lorraine Inferie,,,France
Death: Died in Angers, Pays de la Loire, France
Managed by: Ernesto Álvarez Uriondo
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About Isabelle de Lorraine (de Lorraine), Duchess

Links:

Thepeerage: http://thepeerage.com/p10496.htm#i104959

Geneall: http://www.geneall.net/F/per_page.php?id=11760

Wikipedia:

English: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabella,_Duchess_of_Lorraine

Francais: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabelle_Ire_de_Lorraine

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Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine

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Isabella (1400 – February 28, 1453) was Duchess of Lorraine, suo jure, from 25 January 1431 to her death in 1453.

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She was the eldest daughter of Charles II, Duke of Lorraine and Margaret of the Palatinate. Her paternal grandparents were John I, Duke of Lorraine and Sophie of Wurttemberg. Her maternal grandparents were Rupert of Germany and Elisabeth of Nuremberg, daughter of Burgrave Frederick V of Nuremberg and Elisabeth of Meissen.

Isabella inherited the duchy from her father upon his death, and ruled jointly with her husband, Duke René of Anjou, also Duke of Bar and King of Naples, whom she had married in 1419. During his absence, she acted as regent for his domains. She led an army to rescue her husband from Philip III, Duke of Burgundy, who held René in captivity from 1434 until 1436.

René and Isabella had the following children:

John II of Anjou and King of Naples (1425-16 December 1470), married Marie de Bourbon, daughter of Charles I, Duke of Bourbon, by whom he had issue. He also had several illegitimate children.

Yolande of Anjou (2 November 1428-23 March 1483), married Frederick of Lorraine, count of Vaudemont; mother of duke René II of Lorraine, by whom she had issue.

Margaret of Anjou (23 March 1430- 25 August 1482), married King Henry VI of England, by whom she had a son, Edward of Lancaster.

plus seven others who died in childhood

Isabella died on 28 February 1453 at the age of about 53 years. Her son John succeeded her as Duke of Lorraine.

René married secondly, on 10 September 1454, Jeanne de Laval.

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Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isabella (1400 – February 28, 1453) was Duchess of Lorraine from 1431 to her death.

She was a daughter of Charles II, Duke of Lorraine and Margaret of the Palatinate. Her maternal grandparents were Rupert of Germany and Elisabeth of Nuremberg, daughter of Burgrave Frederick V of Nuremberg and Elisabeth of Meissen.

Isabella inherited the duchy from her father and ruled with her husband, Duke René of Anjou, also Duke of Bar and King of Naples. During his absence, she acted as regent for his domains. She led an army to rescue her husband from Philip III, Duke of Burgundy.

They had the following issue:

John II of Anjou and King of Naples (1425-1470)

Yolande of Anjou (1428-1483), married Frederick of Lorraine, count of Vaudemont; mother of duke René II of Lorraine

Margaret of Anjou (1429-1482), married king Henry VI of England

plus seven others who died in childhood

References

Salmonson, Jessica Amanda (1991) The Encyclopedia of Amazons. Paragon House. Page 126-7. ISBN 1-55778-420-5

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Isabelle, duchesse de Lorraine's Timeline

1400
1400
1410
1410
Lorraine Inferie,,,France
1424
August 2, 1424
Age 14
Nancy, Lorraine, France
1428
November 2, 1428
Age 18
Bar-le-Duc
1430
March 23, 1430
Age 20
Pont-a-Mousson, Lorraine, France
1431
1431
Age 21
1453
February 28, 1453
Age 43
Angers, Pays de la Loire, France
1455
January, 1455
Age 43
2010
March 7, 2010
Age 43
Hyrup, Danmark
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