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John II of France

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Family and children

On July 28, 1332, at the age of 13, John was married to Bonne of Bohemia (d. 1349), daughter of John I (the Blind) of Bohemia. Their children were:

  1. Charles V (January 21, 1338-September 16, 1380)
  2. Louis I, Duke of Anjou (July 23, 1339-September 20, 1384)
  3. John, Duke of Berry (November 30, 1340-June 15, 1416)
  4. Philippe II, Duke of Burgundy (January 17, 1342-April 27, 1404)
  5. Jeanne (June 24, 1343-November 3, 1373), married Charles II (the Bad) of Navarre
  6. Marie (September 12, 1344-October 1404), married Robert I, Duke of Bar
  7. Agnès (1345-1349)
  8. Marguerite (1347-1352)
  9. Isabelle of Valois (October 1, 1348-September 11, 1372), married Gian Galeazzo I, Duke of Milan

On February 19, 1349 (old style), at Nanterre, he married Joanna I of Auvergne (d. 1361), Countess of Auvergne and Boulogne. She was widow of Philip of Burgundy, the deceased heir of that duchy, and mother of the young Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (1344-61) who became John's stepson and ward. John and Joanna had two daughters, both of whom died young:

  1. Blanche (b. 1350)
  2. Catherine (b. 1352)

He was succeeded by his son, Charles V of France.

Notes

  1. ↑ Autrand (1994), 60.
  2. ↑ St. Albans History and Archeology, The Market Place. Retrieved November 23, 2008.
  3. ↑ Knecht (2004), 32.
  4. ↑ Knecht (2004), 33.
  5. ↑ Deviosse (1985).
  6. 6.0 6.1 Kibler (1995), 499.
  7. ↑ Knecht (2004), 31.
  8. ↑ Keen (1969), 202-203.
  9. ↑ Keen (1969), 196.

References

  • Autrand, Françoise. 1994. Charles V: le Sage. Paris, FR: Fayard. ISBN 9782213027692.
  • Deviosse, Jean. 1985. Jean le Bon. Paris, FR: Fayard. ISBN 9782213015583.
  • Keen, Maurice. 1969. The Pelican History of Medieval Europe. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books.
  • Knecht, R.J. 2004. The Valois: Kings of France, 1328-1589. London, UK: Hambledon and London. ISBN 9781852854201.
  • Kibler, William W. 1995. Medieval France: An Encyclopedia. New York, NY: Garland Pub. ISBN 9780824044442.

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