House of Évreux

The House of Évreux was a cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty, the royal house of France, which flourished from the beginning of the 14th century to the mid 15th century. It became the royal house of the Kingdom of Navarre.

House of Évreux
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Arms of the Count of Evreux
Parent houseCapetian Dynasty
Country France, Navarre
FounderLouis, Count of Évreux
Final rulerCharles III of Navarre
Dissolution1425 (agnatic line)
1441 (sole heiress' death)

The House was founded by Louis, Count of Évreux.[1] He was the third son of Philip III of France, by his second wife Marie of Brabant. His son and heir, Philip, was the husband of Joan II of Navarre and the first King of Navarre from the Évreux dynasty.

Louis' younger son Charles had no grandchildren. The Évreux dynasty ended with the death of Blanche I of Navarre, who died in 1441.[2]

Notable members of the House of ÉvreuxEdit

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  1. ^ Willard, Samuel (1878). A Synopsis of History: General History, from B.C. 800 to A.D. 1876, Outlined in Diagrams and Tables; with Index and Genealogies. For General Reference, and for Schools and Colleges. D. Appleton. p. 112.
  2. ^ Jackson, Guida M. (1999-09-23). Women Rulers Throughout the Ages: An Illustrated Guide. ABC-CLIO. p. 63. ISBN 978-1-57607-462-6.