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About Isabella de Luxembourg

  • Isabelle de Luxembourg1,2
  • F, #48430, d. 1472
  • Father Sir Pierre of Luxembourg, Count of St. Pol, Conversano, & Brienne, Seigneur d'Enghien2 b. 1390, d. 31 Aug 1433
  • Mother Marguerite de Baux3,2 b. 1394, d. 15 Nov 1469
  • Isabelle de Luxembourg married Charles d' Anjou, Duke du Maine, Comte de Guise & Gien, son of Louis II, King of Naples, Sicily, & Jerusalem, Duke of Anjou and Jolanta of Aragon, on 9 January 1443.4,2 Isabelle de Luxembourg died in 1472.5,2
  • Family Charles d' Anjou, Duke du Maine, Comte de Guise & Gien b. 14 Oct 1414, d. 10 Apr 1472
  • Child
    • Louise d' Anjou+6 b. c 1445, d. 1477
  • Citations
  • [S11569] Europaische Stammtafeln, by Wilhelm Karl, Prinz zu Isenburg, Vol. VI, Tafel 28; Vol. II, Tafel 26.
  • [S2] Detlev Schwennicke, Europaische Stammtafeln, New Series, Vol. I/2, Tafel 231.
  • [S11569] Europaische Stammtafeln, by Wilhelm Karl, Prinz zu Isenburg, Vol. VI, Tafel 28.
  • [S11569] Europaische Stammtafeln, by Wilhelm Karl, Prinz zu Isenburg, Vol. II, Tafel 26; Vol. XI, Tafel 28.
  • [S11569] Europaische Stammtafeln, by Wilhelm Karl, Prinz zu Isenburg, Vol. II, Tafel 26; Vol. VI, Tafel 28.
  • [S11569] Europaische Stammtafeln, by Wilhelm Karl, Prinz zu Isenburg, Vol. II, Tafel 26.
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  • Peter of Luxembourg (1390 – 31 August 1433) was a son of John of Luxembourg, Lord of Beauvoir, and his wife Marguerite of Enghien. His inheritance included the counties of Brienne, Conversano and Saint-Pol.
  • Peter had succeeded his father, John of Luxembourg, Lord of Beauvoir, and mother, Marguerite of Enghien. They had co-reigned as Count and Countess of Brienne from 1394 to her death in 1397.
  • John was a fourth-generation descendant of Waleran I of Luxembourg, Lord of Ligny, second son of Henry V of Luxembourg and Margaret of Bar. This cadet line of the House of Luxembourg reigned in Ligny-en-Barrois. This made Peter a distant cousin to John of Luxembourg, father of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, and Bonne, Duchess of Normandy and Aquitaine.
  • Peter was a sixth-generation descendant of John II, Duke of Brittany, and his wife Beatrice of England, through their daughter, Marie.[1]
  • Beatrice was a daughter of Henry III of England and his wife Eleanor of Provence.
  • Henry was son of John of England and his second wife Isabella of Angoulême.
  • Peter succeeded his aunt Jeanne of Luxembourg, Countess of Saint-Pol and Ligny, as Count of Saint-Pol in 1430. His younger brother John II of Luxembourg, Count of Ligny, an ally of the English during the Hundred Years War, received Joan of Arc as his prisoner, and subsequently sold her to the English, for 10,000 livres.
  • On 8 May 1405, Peter married Margaret de Baux (a descendant of the Baron of Lisarea Gilbert d'Escors[2][3][4]), daughter of Francesco del Balzo's third wife Sueva Orsini, a relation of Clarice Orsini (wife of Lorenzo de' Medici). Peter and Margaret had nine children:[5]
    • Louis of Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol, de Brienne, de Ligny, and Conversano, Constable of France (1418 – 19 December 1475), married firstly, in 1435, Jeanne de Bar, Countess of Marle and Soissons (1415 – 14 May 1462), by whom he had issue, and from whom descended King Henry IV of France and Mary, Queen of Scots. He married secondly, Marie of Savoy (20 March 1448 – 1475), by whom he had further issue. He was beheaded in Paris in 1475 for treason against King Louis XI.
    • Jacquetta of Luxembourg (1415/1416 – 30 May 1472), married firstly in 1433, John, Duke of Bedford, and secondly, in secret, c.1436, Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers, by whom she had sixteen children, including Elizabeth Woodville, Queen consort of King Edward IV of England. Every English monarch after 1509 descended from her.
    • Thibaud of Luxembourg, Seigneur de Fiennes, Count of Brienne, Bishop of Le Mans, (died 1 September 1477), married Philippa de Melun, by whom he had issue.
    • Jacques of Luxembourg, Seigneur de Richebourg (died 1487), married Isabelle de Roubaix, by whom he had issue.
    • Valeran of Luxembourg, died young.
    • Jean of Luxembourg, died in Africa.
    • Catherine of Luxembourg (died 1492), married Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (24 August 1393 – 26 December 1438).
  • *Isabelle of Luxembourg, Countess of Guise (died 1472), married in 1443, Charles, Count of Maine (1414–1472), by whom she had a daughter, Louise (1445–1477), who in her own turn married Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of Nemours, by whom she had six children.
  • The 14th and 15th centuries were well known for the Black Death, a deadly form of bubonic plague that eventually spread across the known world. Europe was badly hit by the pestilence, as a result of trading with countries with the plague; it soon grew to epidemic proportions, and would kill swiftly, and without discrimination as to gender, age or class. The plague had hit Luxembourg, France, England and Spain in the 1340s when it caused the deaths of millions of people; and it continued to re-appear at intervals over the succeeding centuries. Peter was among its victims. He died at Rambures on 31 August 1433, aged 43 years, and was buried in the abbey at Cercamp, near Frévent.[6] His wife died 36 years later.
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  • Charles du Maine (Château de Montils-lez-Tours, 1414 – 1472, Neufvy-en-Touraine) was the third son of Louis II of Anjou and Yolande of Aragon.
  • In 1434, he married Cobella Ruffo (d. 1442), Countess of Montalto and Corigliano, he had one son:
    • Jean Louis Marin, died as an infant
  • In 1437, he took up arms on behalf of Charles VII of France, participating in the capture of Montereau, and that of Pontoise in 1441. At this time, his brother René ceded to him the County of Maine. He continued to take part in Charles' campaigns.
  • By his second marriage in 1443 to Isabelle of Saint-Pol (d. 1472), daughter of Peter of Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol, he had two children:
    • Louise (1445–1477, Carlat), married 1462 at Poitiers Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of Nemours (d. 1477)
    • Charles IV, Duke of Anjou (1446–1481)
  • A dispute over the county of Guise between Charles and Isabelle's brother Louis de Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol was settled by settling it upon Isabelle as a dowry.
  • He led the rearguard for King Louis XI at the Battle of Montlhéry.
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