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
Born1467
Died28 March 1501 (aged 33–34)
Orléans
Noble familyLa Tour d'Auvergne
Spouse(s)Jeanne de Bourbon-Vendôme
FatherBertrand VI of Auvergne
MotherLouise de la Trémoille

Family and childrenEdit

A marriage contract was entered into on January 02, 1495 and the religious ceremony followed on 11 January 1495 Jeanne de Bourbon-Vendôme, daughter of Jean VIII, Count of Vendôme,[1] and Isabelle, Dame de la Roche-sur-Yon. They had two daughters:

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Wellman 2013, p. 83.

SourcesEdit

  • 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
Bertrand VI
Count of Auvergne
1494–1501
Succeeded by
Anne