John III, Count of Auvergne

John III of Auvergne (1467 – 28 March 1501), Count of Auvergne, Count of Boulogne, Count de Lauraguais, was the son of Bertrand VI of Auvergne and Louise de la Trémoille (1432 – 10 April 1474), Dame de Boussac, the daughter of Georges de la Trémoille. He was the last in the line of Counts of Auvergne and Boulogne from the La Tour d'Auvergne family. After his death Boulogne-sur-Mer was integrated into the royal domain.

John III of Auvergne
Died28 March 1501 (aged 33–34)
Noble familyLa Tour d'Auvergne
Spouse(s)Jeanne de Bourbon-Vendôme
FatherBertrand VI of Auvergne
MotherLouise de la Trémoille

Family and childrenEdit

John married Jeanne de Bourbon-Vendôme, daughter of Jean VIII, Count of Vendôme,[1] and Isabelle, Dame de la Roche-sur-Yon, on 11 January 1495. They had:

  1. Anne,[2] married John Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany.
  2. Madeleine, married Lorenzo II, Duke of Urbino.[1]


  1. ^ a b Wellman 2013, p. 83.
  2. ^ Bleeke 2017, p. 75.


  • Bleeke, Marian (2017). Motherhood and Meaning in Medieval Sculpture: Representations from France, c.1100-1500. The Boydell Press.
  • Wellman, Kathleen (2013). Queens and Mistresses of Renaissance France. Yale University Press.
John III, Count of Auvergne
Born: 1467 Died: 28 March 1501
Preceded by Count of Auvergne
Succeeded by