Louis II d'Orléans, Duke of Longueville

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Louis II d'Orléans, duc de Longueville and comte de Dunois (1510 – 9 June 1537) was a French aristocrat and the first husband of Mary of Guise,[1] who later became queen consort of Scotland and mother to Mary, Queen of Scots. He was the second son of Louis I d'Orléans, duc de Longueville by his wife Jeanne of Hochberg, and succeeded his brother Claude when the latter died in 1524.[2]

He married Mary of Guise on 4 August 1534 at the Château du Louvre. During their brief marriage, the couple had two children:

Louis died at Rouen on 9 June 1537,[4][a] Mary would later marry James V of Scotland.[1]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Stuart Carroll states 1536[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Carroll 1998, p. 46.
  2. ^ a b Potter 1995, p. 373.
  3. ^ Warnicke 2006, p. 19.
  4. ^ Potter 1995, p. 356.

SourcesEdit

  • Carroll, Stuart (1998). Noble Power During the French Wars of Religion: The Guise Affinity and the Catholic Cause in Normandy. Cambridge University Press.
  • Potter, David (1995). A History of France, 1460-1560: The Emergence of a Nation State. St. Martin's Press.
  • Warnicke, Retha M. (2006). Mary Queen of Scots. Taylor & Francis.


Louis II d'Orléans, Duke of Longueville
Cadet branch of the House of Valois
Born: 1510 Died: 9 June 1537
French nobility
Preceded by
Claude
Duke of Longueville
1524–1537
Succeeded by
François III