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About Louis d' Evreux de Beaumont (d'Evreux), Comte de Beaumont

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Louis, Duke of Durazzo From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Arms of Louis Louis of Évreux (also called "of Navarre"; 1341 – 1376) was the youngest son of Philip III of Navarre and Joan II of Navarre. He inherited the county of Beaumont-le-Roger from his father (1343) and became Duke of Durazzo in right of his second wife, Joanna, in 1366. Louis's first marriage was to Maria de Lizarazu in 1358. He took part on behalf of his brother Charles II of Navarre in the war against Charles V of France. His second marriage brought him the rights to Durazzo and the Kingdom of Albania, which he strove to recover. He received assistance from both his brother and the king of France in this undertaking, for Durazzo (the remnant of the kingdom) was in the hands of Charles Thopia. In 1372, he brought over the Navarrese Company of mercenaries, who had fought with him during the war in France, to assist him in taking Durazzo. Their ranks swelled considerably in 1375 with new recruits directly from Navarre. Many documents survive telling us of the complex nature of the military planning and engineering which was undertaken to ensure success. This they attained, taking the city in midsummer 1376. Louis died shortly after. [edit]Sources

Setton, Kenneth M. (general editor) A History of the Crusades: Volume III — The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries. Harry W. Hazard, editor. University of Wisconsin Press: Madison, 1975. [show]Ancestors of Louis, Duke of Durazzo Categories: 1341 births1376 deathsAlbanian monarchsNavarrese infantesHouse of ÉvreuxAlbanian nobility

-------------------- Hermano de Carlos de Evreux, rey de Nabarra que inicia la Dinastia Evreux de Nabarra como Carlos II de Nabarra. Aparece también como Duque de Duras Recibe el Condado de Beaumont-le-Roger como pariente sucesor por parte de su abuela paterna de Roberto III de Artua y Bretaña, el cual lo había heredado de su padre y cuya descendencia (Juan sin nTierra) habían perdido dicha posesion. A su muerte, en 1377, su hijo Charles perdería el título de Conde de Beaumont-le-Roger, pero seguiría con el apellido Beaumont. Su nieto mayor Luis de Beaumont fue el primer Conde de Lerín como compensación de esa pérdida de su padre de dicho Condado de Beaumont, y los descencientes de dicho Luis pasan a apellidarse BEAUMONT Y NABARRA

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Louis d'Evreux, duca di Durazzo's Timeline

1341
1341
France
1358
1358
Age 17
1361
1361
Age 20
Pamplona, Navarre, Navarre, Spain
1365
1365
Age 24
1376
1376
Age 35
France