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|
Arms of the Count of Evreux
|Parent house||Capetian Dynasty|
|Founder||Louis, Count of Évreux|
|Final ruler||Charles III of Navarre|
|Dissolution||1425 (agnatic line)|
1441 (sole heiress' death)
The House was founded by Louis, Count of Évreux. 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.
Notable members of the House of ÉvreuxEdit
- Jeanne d'Évreux, Queen of France as the third wife of Charles IV of France, whose failure to produce a son ended the House of Capet
- Philip III of Navarre
- Blanche d'Évreux, Queen of France as the second wife of Philip VI of France
- Charles II of Navarre
- Joan of Navarre, Queen of England as the second wife of Henry IV of England
- Charles III of Navarre
- Blanche I of Navarre
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- Jackson, Guida M. (1999-09-23). Women Rulers Throughout the Ages: An Illustrated Guide. ABC-CLIO. p. 63. ISBN 978-1-57607-462-6.