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Joan of Armagnac (French: Jeanne d'Armagnac; 24 June 1346 – 1387) was a French noblewoman of the Armagnac family, being the eldest daughter of Count John I of Armagnac and his wife Beatrice of Clermont. She became Duchess of Berry by her marriage to John, Duke of Berry in 1360.[1]

Joan of Armagnac
Duchess of Berry
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Joanna, John and their children
Born24 June 1346
Died1387 (aged 40–41)
SpouseJohn, Duke of Berry
IssueCharles of Berry, Count of Montpensier
John of Berry, Count of Montpensier
Louis of Berry
Bonne, Countess of Savoy
Marie, Duchess of Auvergne
HouseArmagnac
FatherJohn I of Armagnac
MotherBeatrice of Clermont

Marriage and issueEdit

She married John, Duke of Berry, son of John II of France and his first wife Bonne of Bohemia. Joanna and John had five children:

Her daughter, Marie was the mother of Bonne of Artois, second wife to Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy. Joanna's daughter, also called Bonne, was the mother of Antipope Felix V.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Emmerson 2013, p. 381.

SourcesEdit

  • Emmerson, Richard K. (2013). Key Figures in Medieval Europe: An Encyclopedia. Routledge. ISBN 978-1136775185.
  • Jeanne d'Armagnac